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8548799 Methods and apparatus to help users of a natural language system formulate queries  
Methods and apparatus provide the capability of receiving at least a portion of a message in natural language format from a user prior to submission of the message to an automated agent for a...
8548970 Systems, computer-readable media, and methods of operating a target computer system to answer a query  
A query may be answered when a compound result URL including a target page identifier and the query is received at a target computer system. The target page identifier may be used to identify a...
8548981 Providing relevance- and diversity-influenced advertisements including filtering  
Methods, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for enhancing selecting of relevant and diverse advertisements by selecting additional queries relating to an initial...
8549105 Map tile data pre-fetching based on user activity analysis  
Map tile data for displaying graphic elements of a web-based mapping system in a smart phone or other mobile computing device may be pre-fetched to the device based on device activities. For...
8548969 System and method for clustering content according to similarity  
Systems and methods for clustering content according to similarity are provided that identify and group similar content using a set of tags associated with the content. A topic model of a group of...
8548973 Method and apparatus for filtering search results  
A method, apparatus, and computer program product for filtering search results is disclosed herein. A method for filtering search results may extract metadata attributes and associated attribute...
8548971 Financial transaction reconciliation  
Methods, computer-readable media, and apparatuses are disclosed for reconciling sets of financial transactions. A reconciliation input set of positive and negative numbers may be received, and a...
8549029 Method for generating data enabling the search for content, system, terminal, and server complements to implement the method  
A method for generating data enabling searching for content complements intended for terminals of a telecommunication network is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes selecting content...
8548972 Near-duplicate document detection for web crawling  
A system generates a hash value for a fetched document and compares the hash value with a set of stored hash values to identify ones of the stored hash values with a sequence of bit positions, less...
8543563 Domain adaptation for query translation  
A translation system and method suited to use in Cross Language Information Retrieval employ a retrieval-based scoring function for reranking candidate translations. The method includes translating...
8543561 Method and apparatus for implementing search engine with cost per action revenue model  
The inventive technology enables the search engine operator to charge the advertisers who place their links on the search engine only if the user uses the search results to visit the advertiser's...
8543559 Network system and communication device  
A network system includes a first communication device, a second communication device and a keyword database. The first communication device includes a first input device and a first search device....
8543567 On-demand database service system, method and computer program product for generating a custom report  
In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for generating a custom report using an on-demand database service. These mechanisms and methods for generating an...
8543562 Automated searching for solutions to support self-diagnostic operations of web-enabled devices  
An automated diagnostic system is presented here. The system includes a network-enabled device, a remote network-based search engine, and a data communication network to facilitate data...
8543554 Method and system for transparent database query caching  
Roughly described, a database accelerator is installed in a network having client systems which makes database queries to a particular IP address and port, and database servers which accept queries...
8543936 Graphical user interface for building Boolean queries and viewing search results  
Graphical user interfaces and method for building Boolean queries and viewing search results using search cells, combination cells, toolbar, and menu bar. Search cells are movable within a...
8538946 Creating model or list to identify queries  
A server is configured to determine translations of queries from a first language into a second language, associated with a first specialized search engine, to obtain translated queries. The server...
8538948 Personal mashups  
In a first embodiment of the present invention, a method for automated creation of a mashup is provided, the method comprising: receiving data needs of a user; identifying sources of data to...
8538945 Tailored intergenerational historic snapshots  
A tailored intergenerational historic snapshot message informs a younger person about the world an older person lived in when they were young. The older person's age and the younger person's age...
8538235 Reproducing device, reproducing method, program and recording medium  
A reproducing method includes: a keyword specifying step of specifying a plurality of keywords corresponding to one unit being reproduced; a keyword switching step of switching the plural keywords...
8538944 Resource catchment areas  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for selecting search results. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a first search query that...
8538943 Providing images of named resources in response to a search query  
Systems, computer program products, apparatus, and methods are described that perform operations including receiving a search query that includes a name, receiving multiple resources that have been...
8538956 Geocoding results using geotopic annotation of web search results  
Embodiments disclosed herein generally disclose how to provide geocoding results in response to location search queries. A geographical information system receives a search query for a map feature...
8532980 Document proofing support apparatus, method and program  
According to one embodiment, a document proofing support apparatus includes an input unit, an analysis unit, a detection unit, a database unit, a retrieval unit, and a display unit. The input unit...
8533173 Generating search query suggestions  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for generating search query suggestions are provided. In one aspect, a method includes receiving in a data processing device a...
8533179 Avoiding three-valued logic in predicates on dictionary-encoded data  
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for dictionary encoding data without using three-valued logic is provided. According to one embodiment of the invention, a method...
8527486 Mobile application discovery through mobile search  
A social mobile network enables discovery of application programs running on the mobile devices. A search for partial or full matches to a group of alphanumeric characters is performed on the data...
8527882 System and method for iconic software environment management  
A system and method for iconic software environment management. The system and method provide storing, navigating and accessing files within an operating system on a stand alone device or on a...
8527489 Suggesting a search engine to search for resources  
Methods, computer-readable media, and systems for suggesting a search engine to search for resources. Multiple search results determined by a first search engine as satisfying multiple first search...
8527564 Image object retrieval based on aggregation of visual annotations  
An approach for responding to a text-based query for a digital image is provided. A request that identifies one or more keywords is received. A number of annotated digital images are selected based...
8527500 Preprocessing text to enhance statistical features  
A document preprocessor preprocess a document to enhance the statistical features of the document. The system preprocesses the document by matching a prefix and a trailing context in the document...
8527518 Inverted indexes with multiple language support  
A search query for a collection of electronic documents is parsed to identify one or more terms and such identified terms are associated with one or more languages (i.e., spoken languages such as...
8527490 Structuring and searching data in a hierarchical confidence-based configuration  
Data searching performed by a server system. A query is received to search data stored in an organizing system in which data has been organized from a highest confidence quality tier to a lowest...
8527488 Negative regular expression search operations  
A content search system determines whether an input string matches a negative regular expression that includes a negative pattern and an optional positive pattern. If the input string matches the...
8527495 Plug-in parsers for configuring search engine crawler  
A plug-in interface is provided in a crawling search engine. Plug-in parsers are also provided for use with the search engine. The plug-in interface allows the search engine to be configured with...
8527448 System, method and apparatus for increasing speed of hierarchial latent dirichlet allocation model  
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a data processing method including: sending global initial statistical information to each slave node; merging received local statistical information...
8527487 Method and system for automatic construction of information organization structure for related information browsing  
The present invention provides a method and system for automatic construction of information organization structure for related information browsing. The method comprises: inputting a target...
8527491 Expanded text excerpts  
A system provides a list of search results, where one of the search results in the list of search results includes a snippet from a corresponding search result document. The system receives...
8527502 Method, system and computer-readable media for software object relationship traversal for object-relational query binding  
A system method and computer-readable media for searching an object oriented database are provided. The present invention may be employed to detect software bugs, deficiencies and/or errors in,...
8527538 Using geographic data to identify correlated geographic synonyms  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that uses geographic data to identify correlated geographic synonyms in search queries. A correlated geographic synonym occurs when two...
8521765 Method and system for post processing trace data  
A system and method for storing a plurality of trace records in a memory and searching, by a hardware processor, the plurality of trace records for specific trace data from the trace records, the...
8521711 Providing persistent refined intermediate results selected from dynamic iterative filtering  
A persistent filter refining system places a search result comprising objects in a dynamic non-persistent bucket and displays the search result in a dynamic non-persistent bucket display for...
8521713 Domain expert search  
Expert domains for a query category represent domains from which a high percentage of search results for queries associated with the query category are retrieved. The expert domains are identified...
8521517 Providing definitions that are sensitive to the context of a text  
Systems and techniques for providing definitions to a user. The provision embodies the context of a text in which the defined term appears. In one aspect, a system includes an electronic device...
8521515 Automatic completion of fragments of text  
A system offers potential completions for fragments of text. The system may obtain a text fragment and identify documents that include the text fragment. The system may locate sentences within the...
8521742 Four dimensional search method for objects in a database  
Embodiments of the disclosure provide a method and system used for searching among a plurality of entities on a computer network by a user. A computer server in communication with the computer...
8521772 Document enhancement system and method  
A system, apparatus and method for enhancing documents, including using a graphical capture device, are described herein.
8521714 Peer to peer search routing algorithm  
Technologies are generally described for a peer to peer search routing algorithm and system. In one example, a node in a peer to peer network includes a processor. In some examples, the processor...
8521712 Method and system to enable navigation of data items  
There are provided methods and systems to enable navigation of data items based on aspect-value pairs extracted from the data items. First, a system receives a query, Second, the system identifies...
8521746 Detection of bounce pad sites  
A system may identify a set of related documents, identify one or more documents in the set of related documents that are sources of redirects, and identify organizations that are targets of the...