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Patent Title: Method and system for reprioritizing calendar items on a data processing system

Assignee: IBM
Patent Number: US5664175
Issue Date: 09-02-1997
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File Date:08-13-1993

Abstract: Calendar objects on a data processing system include an item, a due date and a priority value. The objects are reprioritized according to their due dates and priority values. For each object, a difference between the respective due date and a selected date is determined. The selected date is typically the current date. An importance value is determined by combining the difference with the priority value of each object. The objects are sorted and ranked according to their importance values. The sorted objects are then displayed to a user. If the due date is passed the selected date, then a past due notification is provided to the user for that object.


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