US Patent No: 7,640,239

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Methods and apparatus for real-time business visibility using persistent schema-less data storage

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The invention provides methods for enterprise business visibility that transform any of marketing, e-commerce and transactional from a plurality of legacy and other databases into resource description framework (RDF) syntax. This information can be time-stamped (e.g., with expiration dates) and stored in a central data store. Answers to queries are discerned by applying genetic algorithm-based search techniques to the holographic store, with the confidence levels of those answers is based in part, for example, on the time-stamps of the triples.

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METATOMIX, INC.WALTHAM, MA9

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Angelo, Robert F Sudbury, US 9 142
Azmi, Amir Billerica, US 6 140
Bajpai, Chandra Natick, US 9 140
Bigwood, David A Sudbury, US 4 48
Britton, Colin P Lexington, US 17 355
Kaufman, Noah W Cambridge, US 6 107
Kumar, Ashok North Billerica, US 107 617

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