Self-evolving database and method of using same

  • US 6,195,652 B1
  • Filed: 10/28/1999
  • Issued: 02/27/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/03/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method of storing marketplace information for multiple types of items in a database having a structure, comprising:

  • providing a user with a parameter list relating to at least a portion of the multiple types of items;

    providing a first data entry interface that allows the user to add an additional parameter to the parameter list without modifying the structure of the database; and

    providing a second data entry interface that allows the user to use the additional parameter to record additional data relating to the item.

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