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|Abstract||A device for modeling a software application includes an environmental model that includes a first set of attributes. The first set of attributes includes a value attribute, a declaration, and a set of meta-attributes. A behavioral model includes a second set of attributes, including a portion of the first set of attributes, wherein the environmental and behavioral models share the portion. The second set of attributes includes a value attribute and set of meta-attributes, each having at least one of a declaration and function. Changes to an attribute in the behavioral model reflect in all models that share the attribute. A design model includes a first decomposition of the second set of attributes into a first plurality of groups. A run-time model includes a second decomposition of the second set of attributes into a second plurality of groups, and records the decomposition of the behavioral model into run-time components.|
|Patent Number||8,930,889||Issue Date||2015-01-06||Link USPTO website|
This patent was granted in 1 year, 327 days, which is a slower than average speed.
It has 21 claims, which is fewer than average for this category.
Its proximity to basic research is much less than others in this category, and it displays a much slower than average technology cycle time.
This patent received far fewer citations from other patents, and references far fewer other patents, as compared to other patents in this category.
This patent had a slower than average grant time compared to others in this category.
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This patent has fewer claims compared to others in this category.
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This patent has received far fewer citations from other patents, than others in this category.
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This patent referenced many more citations to other patents, than others in this category.
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This patent has much less proximity to basic research compared to others in this category.
Proximity to basic research is measured by comparing the number of citations to non-patent literature among a cohort of patents. Because most non-patent citations are primary research papers, a higher count indicates greater proximity to basic research.