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Bruce E Aldridge: System and method for determining sell-through time and inventory aging for retail products. Teradata US, James M Stover, May 20, 2008: US07376601 (50 worldwide citation)

A method and system for determining shelf life and sell-through time for retail products. The solution employs a data warehouse, a self monitoring product and product traceability. The data warehouse is utilized to track delivery information throughout the supply chain, e.g., time, quantity, product ...


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Bruce E Aldridge, Gerald L Hill, Craig I Petz: Analytical-decision support system for improving management of quality and cost of a product. NCR Corporation, James M Stover, July 26, 2005: US06922684 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns an analytical-decision support system for improving management of quality and cost of a product throughout the entire product lifecycle of the product. The system comprises an atomic level data store for collecting data on component information, configuration informati ...


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Douglas J Durrant, Bruce E Aldridge: System, method and computer program product for data mining in a normalized relational database. NCR Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, February 10, 2004: US06691120 (19 worldwide citation)

A method and system for preparing a data record with multidimensional attributes for processing by a data-mining tool includes the steps of identifying a normalized data record, which includes an existing attribute comprising a plurality of dimensions, and generating a plurality of new attributes co ...


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Bruce E Aldridge, Michael J Cochran, Lee G Kitchens, Robert R Kressler, Stephen P Hamilton: Calculator-print cradle system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Harold Levine, Rene E Grossman, Richard P Berg, July 26, 1977: US04038535 (17 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to enhancement of calculator versatility through connections provided in a calculator cradle leading to a printing mechanism therein when a calculator is nested in the cradle. In a more specific aspect, the invention relates to the communication between a calculator and a prin ...


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Douglas J Durrant, Bruce E Aldridge, Ross E Gough: Method and system for identifying manufacturing anomalies in a manufacturing system. NCR, Lyon & Lyon, James M Stover, November 6, 2007: US07292905 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and system for identifying manufacturing anomalies in a manufacturing system comprising a plurality of products which are manufactured with a plurality of manufacturing parameters is disclosed. The system comprises a data mining program applied to the data warehouse for analyzing the stored ...


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Bruce E Aldridge, Douglas J Durrant: Method and system for aggregating data distribution models. NCR Corporation, January 25, 2005: US06847924 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method for creating an aggregated data model from a plurality data distribution models having bins approximating data elements in a plurality of data distributions is disclosed. Each bin of each data distribution model has a polynomial formula for approximating data elements in a respec ...


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Bruce E Aldridge, Rangarajan S Thirumpoondi: System and method for tuning a segmented model representating product flow through a supply chain or manufacturing process. Teradata US, James Stover, February 28, 2012: US08126767 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of systematically applying parameter evaluation techniques to large numbers of complex segmented models used for managing and analyzing a segmented manufacturing or supply chain process. These models include a plurality of segment models, each segment model representing a process segment wi ...


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Bruce E Aldridge: Process sequence modeling using histogram analytics. NCR Corporation, James M Stover, Teradata Corporation, January 31, 2008: US20080027687-A1

A computer-implemented method for modeling a process sequence, includes constructing the process sequence, wherein the process sequence includes one or more paths comprising one or more steps connecting the process sequence start with the process sequence finish, building at least one histogram mode ...


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Bruce E Aldridge: Method for estimation of order-based statistics on slowly changing distributions. Teradata Us, April 21, 2011: US20110093477-A1

A computer-implemented method for estimation of order-based statistics on slowly changing distributions of data stored on a computer. An initial set of data is converted to an initial histogram based representation of the data set's distribution. New or removed data is converted into a new histogram ...