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Toshiyuki Ono, Tomomu Ishikawa, Mitsuo Sudo, Akira Kagami: Online shopping support method and system for sales promotions based on the purchase history of users. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, June 1, 1999: US05909023 (162 worldwide citation)

An online shopping support method and system capable of supplying proper services matching user specific needs and conditions. Purchase history information of each good purchased by each user is stored at a service offering system. In response to an input of identification information from a service ...


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Akira Kagami, Koichi Homma, Kichizo Akashi, Takayuki Aizawa, Hiroshi Mori: Inventory control method and system. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, July 7, 1992: US05128861 (146 worldwide citation)

In an inventory control method and system, changes of sales for individual goods are forecasted and the excess or deficiency of a stock of each of the goods at the present point of time is estimated from the results of forecast. In order to facilitate an inventory control, merchandise information is ...


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Koichi Homma, Akira Kagami, Tadashi Tenma, Kichizo Akashi, Tetsuo Kusuzaki, Tatsumi Nishimoto, Hiroaki Oyama: Visual merchandizing (VMD) control method and system. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, January 17, 1995: US05383111 (113 worldwide citation)

A merchandising system for conducting a control of article display positions that are generally changed by the customers includes a method of obtaining article display positions based on the present display state. In this system, when selecting coordinate items to be suitably combined with an articl ...


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Akira Kagami, Koichi Homma, Kichizo Akashi, Takayuki Aizawa, Hiroshi Mori: Inventory control method and system. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, August 17, 1993: US05237496 (112 worldwide citation)

In an inventory control method and system, changes of sales for individual goods are forecasted and the excess or deficiency of a stock of each of the goods at the present point of time is estimated from the results of forecast. In order to facilitate an inventory control, merchandise information is ...


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Akira Kagami, Toshiyuki Ono, Haruko Nagaoka, Mitsuo Sudo: Method for trying-on apparel electronically while protecting private data. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, March 3, 1998: US05724522 (91 worldwide citation)

A user of services is enable to utilize a highly value-added service employing secret data of the user without presenting the data to the service provider side. In a system in which a server is coupled with a client via a communication network, the client inputs and sends a service identifier to the ...


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Fuminobu Komura, Yoshikazu Hirayama, Koichi Homma, Makoto Kato, Takanori Shibata, Yoji Matsuoka, Akira Kagami, Michitaka Kosaka: Navigation system and method using map data. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, May 10, 1994: US05311173 (83 worldwide citation)

In a navigation system which has sensors for detecting a running distance, an azimuth, etc. of a vehicle, and a memory for storing map data; a probability density of a position of the vehicle is calculated on the basis of the sensor outputs and the map data for each of quantization units with which ...


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Koichi Homma, Akira Kagami, Kichizo Akashi, Shigeki Hirata, Hiroshi Mori, Takayuki Aizawa: Method of multi-dimensional analysis and display for a large volume of record information items and a system therefor. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, January 12, 1993: US05179643 (46 worldwide citation)

Method and system for extracting a characteristic from information handled by a computer and displaying the information in a manner to clarify the characteristic. A relationship among information items is analyzed from similarity and cluster analysis, and a characteristic related to the relationship ...


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Akira Kagami, Toshiyuki Ono, Haruko Nagaoka, Mitsuo Sudo: Trying-on apparel virtually (electronically) while protecting private data using irreversible process. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, October 26, 1999: US05974400 (37 worldwide citation)

A user of services is enabled to utilize a highly value-added service employing secret data of the user without presenting the data to the service provider side. In a system in which a server is coupled with a client via a communication network, the client inputs and sends a service identifier to th ...


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Akira Kagami, Michitaka Kosaka, Hiroaki Oyama: Data processing methods and apparatus for supporting analysis/judgement. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, March 3, 1998: US05724484 (29 worldwide citation)

A database preparing method prepares a design database from which design database image elements are retrievable to build composite design images for decision making. The entire design image, including a plurality of separable image elements, is input into a processing unit. At least one of the imag ...


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Akira Kagami, Michitaka Kosaka, Hiroaki Oyama: Data processing methods and apparatus for supporting analysis/judgement. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, September 12, 1995: US05450314 (27 worldwide citation)

Data processing methods and apparatus, wherein an object to be appraised is inputted; the inputted object to be appraised is divided into at least one structural elements which are stored in storage unit; information is inputted which indicates an appraisal for the inputted object to be appraised; a ...