US PATENT 5,752,02:
Networked Database System for Geographically Dispersed Global Sustainability Data

A system of computers and implemented method for identifying and organizing data relating to a global problem into a plurality of hierarchies of interrelated categories stored on a plurality of computer systems interconnected by a network. Each category of the hierarchies is divided into a topic having at least one concept and datatype. The method includes the steps of defining the connectivities between data among and within the hierarchies of interrelated categories stored on the plurality of computer systems; providing a mapping between the data related to each category and the computer systems storing the data; and providing access, for each of the entities, to the data within any of the categories stored on any of the computer systems in response to the mapping.

Inventor: Nazli Choucri, and Juliana Kousoum
Current Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Filed: April 24,1996

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Good and Services IC 009. US 021 023 026 036 038. G & S: Computer software for analyzing complex multi-dimensional aspects of environmental problems that may be downloaded from a global computer network. FIRST USE: 19980100. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19980100 IC 016.
US 002 005 022 023 029 037 038 050. G & S: printed publications, namely, books, [ pamphlets, magazines, and journals] in the field of science and environmental technology. FIRST USE: 19950100. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19950100
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Owner Nazli Choucri and Wallace R. Baker
Filing Date March 7, 1997