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Exhibit Generator

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000074901D
Original Publication Date: 1971-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-24
Document File: 2 page(s) / 58K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Busnello, P: AUTHOR

Abstract

Exhibits are composed of a diagrammatic representation and additional questions and modifications to be displayed to customer, and corresponding pregiven responses to be stored in the generator model. An exhibit represents the solution proposed for a specific item for a particular customer profile. For each specific item there are as many exhibits as known customer profiles.

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Exhibit Generator

Exhibits are composed of a diagrammatic representation and additional questions and modifications to be displayed to customer, and corresponding pregiven responses to be stored in the generator model. An exhibit represents the solution proposed for a specific item for a particular customer profile. For each specific item there are as many exhibits as known customer profiles.

The exhibit generator model consists of statements containing in text format questions and modification provisions available for a complete predefined application, and statements required to build a segment corresponding to exhibits to be generated. The generator model comprises various segments and segment parts comprising the Data to be customized, such as descriptions and questions, the System, Processing and the Report Exhibit descriptions, with relative modification provisions.

Exhibits are generated from the exhibit generator model using system and processing responses to the exhibit generator guide reflecting a specific customer profile. This guide is a document used to define new exhibits and contains the segment key used to select the exhibit generator model and questions to be answered for the exhibit definition. The types of questions contained are the Exhibit request questions, which define exhibits to be generated and the key associated, and the System and Processing questions, which are used to decide which features have to be supported and which are permanent...