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Kazuo Hashimoto: Method of and apparatus for optimal scheduling of television programming to maximize customer satisfaction. Hashimoto Corporation, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, December 24, 1991: US05075771 (334 worldwide citation)

In a method of and apparatus for providing a list of optimal television programs for each individual, it is possible to give a computer center a subscriber's complaints about the individual television program list (timing table), through a telephone line or the like, without sending back a subscribe ...


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Kazuo Hashimoto: Method of and apparatus for optimal scheduling of television programming to maximize customer satisfaction. Hashimoto Corporation, Lowe Price LeBlanc Becker & Shur, May 17, 1988: US04745549 (256 worldwide citation)

In a method and apparatus for extracting programs suitable for individual subscriber taste from among all available television programs and for editing an individual subscriber television program list, objective data is statistically processed by linear programming. The processed results are input t ...