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Edward Belove, James A Culbert, R Patrick Johnson, David M Heath, Michael F Kraley, Deborah Mendez, Sangam Pant, Stephen Zagieboylo: Distributed, intermittently connected, object-oriented database and management system. AT&T Corporation, Cesari and McKenna, February 13, 1996: US05491820 (214 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an object-oriented approach to storage and transmission of retrievable items in a client-server computer environment. Special processing modules manage retrieval and permanent storage, on client computers, of requested objects in a manner that minimizes unnecessary transmission and stor ...


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Edward Belove, R Patrick Johnson, O Stevens Leland III, Deborah Mendez, Stephen Zagieboylo: Apparatus using circuit manager to associate a single circuit with each host application where the circuit is shared by a plurality of client applications. AT&T Corporation, Cesari and McKenna, July 1, 1997: US05644718 (68 worldwide citation)

A computer architecture that permits applications resident on remote "client" computers to communicate simply and efficiently with applications resident on a central server is disclosed. Client applications can effectively retrieve information from the server without detailed knowledge of server app ...