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A system and method for performing intelligent analysis and for generating a report for a user which allows the user to make decisions, without requiring the user to understand or interpret data itself. A database computer includes a database containing the data. The data includes a collection of information about an enterprise of the user. A server computer is coupled to the database computer and executes a database management program. A client computer is coupled to the server and executes an application program. The application program allows a user to define predetermined data types, to define relationships between the data types, to define parameters for the report, to define a method of analysis for the report, and to create the report. The report summarizes the data in terms of the data types, the data relationships, and the method of analysis.

Title
System and method for performing intelligent analysis of a computer database
Application Number
542266
Publication Number
5832496
Application Date
October 31, 1996
Publication Date
November 3, 1998
Inventor
Jeffrey P Ludwig
San Diego
CA, US
Drew T Lettington
San Diego
CA, US
Richard N Schubert
San Diego
CA, US
Marshall P Lindsay
San Diego
CA, US
Glenn K Wikle
Sante Fe
NM, US
Tejwansh S Anand
Roswell
GA, US
Agent
Needle & Rosenberg
Assignee
NCR Corporation
OH, US
IPC
G06F 17/00
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