Method of indexed storage and retrieval of multidimensional information

  • US 7,882,106 B2
  • Filed: 08/10/2007
  • Issued: 02/01/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/28/1999
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented method of partitioning data records of a multi-dimensional database into groups comprising:

  • defining a function of a distribution of values of a designated variable associated with the data records, the data records being stored in computer processor memory, wherein the function comprises a combination of measures of entropy and adjacency utilized by a computer processor associated with said computer processor memory, adjacency being weighted by a weighting factor andpartitioning the values of the designated variable into two or more groups by the computer processor according to the function.

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