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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, Richard A Hennessy, Anwer Mujahid Khan, James R Kraemer: System and method for optimizing the selection, verification, and deployment of expert resources in a time of chaos. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, March 27, 2008: US20080077463-A1

A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for finding skills and resources for a chaotic event. Skills data for the chaotic event are organized. A determination is made whether the skills and the resources are available in response to a receiving an identification of ...


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Ying Huang, Ramakrishna Desiraju, Christophe Begue, Omer Bakkalbasi, Lap Mui Ann Chan, Krishnakumar Bhaskaran, Awi Federgruen, Yossi Aviv, Raymond J Krasinski, Peter Boey: Decision support system for the management of an agile supply chain. Philips Electronics North America, Gregory L Thorne, November 21, 2000: US06151582 (454 worldwide citation)

A decision support system for managing an agile supply chain including a server side and a client side. The server side includes a decision support system database that interfaces with a model engine that performs analysis of the data to support planning decisions. The server side also includes a se ...


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Harry A Burns, Brent H Larson, Larry K Brown: Local device and process diagnostics in a process control network having distributed control functions. Fisher Controls International, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, February 15, 2000: US06026352 (175 worldwide citation)

A field device for use in a process control network having a plurality of devices communicatively coupled by a two-wire, all-digital communication bus includes a connector that connects the field device to the two-wire, all-digital bus to enable all-digital communication over the bus, a memory that ...


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Konstatin Kishinsky, Nikolay Anisimov: Telephony call-center scripting by Petri Net principles and techniques. Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Donald R Central Coast Patent Agency Boys, May 23, 2000: US06067357 (161 worldwide citation)

A call center management system comprises a graphical user interface (GUI) adapted for modeling call center behavior, and the behavior of objects within a call center, as Petri Net directed graphs. Once developed, the Petri Net graphs can be compiled as software modules for use in CTI management of ...


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Thibault Richard L, Couper Gerald S, Canna Bruce S: Methods and apparatus for remote process control. Foxboro, February 25, 1998: EP0825506-A2 (149 worldwide citation)

A system for process control comprises a server digital data processor (16) and a client digital data processor (12,14) that are coupled by a network (18), such as the Internet or an Intranet. The server digital data processor (16), which is additionally coupled to a control/sensing device (FBM) and ...


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Jonathan Cohn: Wireless visualization interface for autonomous ground vehicle signal coverage. Amazon Technologies, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, February 16, 2016: US09260244 (146 worldwide citation)

A system for analyzing the network traffic health of an inventory management system that includes an autonomous vehicle and a plurality of access points. The autonomous vehicle interacts with access points in an inventory management system, and network traffic information related to network connecti ...


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Johnstone Richard: Diagnostic communication system for computer controlled machine tools. Kearney & Treaker Corporation, Hill Gross Simpson Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson, May 6, 1975: US3882305 (141 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic communication system for machine tools interlinks a computer controlled machine tool with diagnostic and analysis equipment located at a location remote from the machine tool. The computer associated with the machine tool is connected with the diagnostic apparatus over a telephone line, ...


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Sanjay Kumar, Stanton L Thomas, Gaurav M Deshpande, Venkataesh V Murty: Fulfillment management system for managing ATP data in a distributed supply chain environment. i2 Technologies US, Booth Udall, July 24, 2007: US07249044 (137 worldwide citation)

A fulfillment management system includes a database operable to store product availability information associated with at least one product. The fulfillment management system also includes one or more processors collectively operable to receive at least one component available-to-promise (ATP) reque ...


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Masahiro Koyama, Norihisa Miyake, Hiroshi Sakairi, Shizuko Hattori, Yasuyuki Momoi, Tsutomu Fujimoto, Tsuyoshi Kai: Control method and control apparatus of factory automation system. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, September 10, 1996: US05555179 (131 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented control method and a control apparatus of factory automation system having a cell formed by a plurality of working machines including at least one automated machine to execute a series of works in accordance with a control program. From a cell control program including specifi ...


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Amit Mital, Lucius Gregory Meredith, Marc Levy, Brian C Beckman, Anthony D Andrews, Terry J Myerson: System and method utilizing a graphical user interface of a business process workflow scheduling program. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, February 27, 2007: US07184967 (108 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface (GUI) scheduler program is provided for modeling business workflow processes. The GUI scheduler program includes tools to allow a user to create a schedule for business workflow processes based on a set of rules defined by the GUI scheduler program. The rules facilitate de ...