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Miyuki Maeda, Hideki Nakata, Tadashi Tenma, Shooji Shinoda: Merchandise analysis system with sales data table and various functions for predicting the sale by item. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, December 27, 1994: US05377095 (149 worldwide citation)

A merchandise analysis system for predicting the sale of a registered item, including: a sales data table having sales data of a plurality of items; an input terminal for registering an item and for setting an analysis term; a retrieval unit connected to the table and the input terminal to search th ...


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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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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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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 ...


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Tadashi Tenma, Kichizo Akashi, Tetsuo Kusuzaki, Shouji Igeta, Isao Tsushima, Norihisa Komoda: Method of managing layout of goods. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, August 7, 1990: US04947322 (37 worldwide citation)

A goods layout planning method for making a layout for a quantity of goods arranged on gondolas in a store by using a terminal device including a display and a processor. Rules regarding goods layouts are stored in a knowledge base. The effort to make layout plans for goods can be simplified and the ...


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Hitoshi Ashida, Yoji Taniguchi, Akira Maeda, Tadashi Tenma: Non-linear model automatic generating method. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, October 6, 1998: US05819246 (14 worldwide citation)

The present invention is intended to automatically select least required input items for a non-linear model and improve an efficiency of building up the non-linear model. For building up, for example, a neural network as the non-linear model, a group-by rule 105 and dividing point information 106 of ...