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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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Michitaka Kosaka, Toshiro Sasaki, Kuniaki Matsumoto, Kichizo Akashi, Satoru Suemitsu: Real time status monitoring system. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, November 3, 1992: US05161103 (114 worldwide citation)

A real time status monitoring method for inputting randomly varying data relating to a plurality of objects, processing a plurality of functions having some of the data as variables and monitoring an overall status including the objects on a real time basis, and an apparatus therefor are disclosed. ...


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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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Tadashi Tenma, Kichizo Akashi, Yozo Konishi, Hideo Watase: Automatic freight stacking system. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, September 8, 1987: US04692876 (98 worldwide citation)

An automatic freight stacking system for loading previously determined freight articles of various configurations (shapes, size, material, etc.) to be shipped, using a loading scheduler for determining a loading schedule on the basis of the existing various configurations of the freight articles, ma ...


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Kenzo Kurihara, Kichizo Akashi, Keiichi Hara, Noriko Komori: Work scheduling method. Hitachi, Hitachi Microcomputer Engineering, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, October 1, 1991: US05053970 (61 worldwide citation)

In a scheduling system, constraints changing based on situations and scheduling know-how are implemented according to the knowledge engineering method, whereas computations for the concrete, optimal allocation are conducted according to the mathematical programming method. As a result, there can be ...


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Tadashi Temma, Kichizo Akashi, Tatsumi Nishimoto, Tetsuo Kusuzaki, Isao Tsushima: Method for supporting merchandise management operation and system therefor. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, May 17, 1994: US05313392 (54 worldwide citation)

From a blank goods layout map of a gondola showing a goods layout on each gondola by contours, a user request is inputted for displaying information of the merchandise management, the information responding to the request is output for the corresponding goods layout map, a user request is inputted f ...


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Yozo Konishi, Kichizo Akashi, Hideo Watase, Tatsuo Yoshioka: Piling planning method and piling system of cargoes by palletizing robot. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, February 3, 1987: US04641271 (51 worldwide citation)

A piling planning method for cargoes in which an operator can designate a piling position of each of the various cargoes, and by displaying the piling result graphically on a graphic terminal, a piling patern is determined so that vacant space is reduced, and by using a final piling pattern, a pilin ...


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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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Tadashi Tenma, Kichizo Akashi, Tetsuo Kusuzaki, Mitsuo Sudo, Takayuki Ishii: System and method for computing profits for individual entities of an entity group via use of means to retrieve and process data for specific entities. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, August 17, 1993: US05237498 (43 worldwide citation)

In a data management system necessary for management such as a profit management of a shop, it is required to collect and to analyze a great amount of various kinds of data items. In such a data management system, in addition to a data base storing therein all data, there are disposed a data base as ...