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9031941 Information processing apparatus, terminal apparatus, information presentation system, calculation method of evaluation scores, and program  
Techniques are disclosed for selecting an item to recommend to a user from a plurality of items. A first set of scores indicating degrees of association between items of the plurality of items may...
9020932 Generation of multi-faceted search results in response to query  
Aspects retrieve, organize and display different classifications of sets of search results in different, respective tabbed sheets that are nested on top of one another in a web-based interface...
9015158 Contents creating device and contents creating method  
To provide a contents creating device and a contents creating method capable of distributing contents having an article arrangement with high relativity to a user as distribution destination. A...
9002826 Media file caching for an electronic device to conserve resources  
An electronic device for media file caching for conserving resources is described. The electronic device includes a processor and instructions stored in memory. The electronic device monitors...
8996514 Mobile to non-mobile document correlation  
A computer-implemented method of determining the relevance, to a user, of documents accessible over a computer network involves analyzing information relating to a first document, identifying a...
8990230 Incorporating social-network information in online games  
Particular embodiments receive an indication from a first user that the first user desires to play a game; retrieve, from a social-networking system, one or more second users who are connected to...
8983945 Matching video content to video bibliographic data  
The present disclosure relates to the identification of video content. In one aspect, a method includes generating a query based on bibliographic data. The method also includes obtaining a...
8983986 Ranking search results based on the frequency of access on the search results by users of a social-networking system  
Particular embodiments access a search query submitted by a first user of a social-networking system; identify one or more web pages in response to the search query; for each of the one or more...
8983949 Automatic display of web content to smaller display devices: improved summarization and navigation  
A system and method are disclosed for modifying a document format. In one embodiment, a structure of a first document is extracted to form a first data structure, including multiple subdocuments,...
8983946 Web page performance scoring  
A browser-based tool is provided that loads a Webpage, accesses the document object model (DOM) of the page, collects information about the page structure and parses the page, determines through...
8977631 Visualization of reputation ratings  
In one embodiment, a system and method is illustrated including receiving a feedback request identifying a particular user, retrieving a feedback entry in response to the feedback request, the...
8972392 User interaction based related digital content items  
Methods and systems to locate related digital content items in a content access log. In one embodiment, the method comprises extracting user events from a content access log, tagging each event as...
8972391 Recent interest based relevance scoring  
A computer-implemented method for processing query information includes receiving prior queries followed by a current query, the prior and current queries being received within an activity period...
8965884 Entity display priority in a distributed geographic information system  
A system for ranking geospatial entities is described. In one embodiment, the system comprises an interface for receiving ranking data about a plurality of geospatial entities and an entity...
8954425 Snippet extraction and ranking  
Described herein is a technology that facilitates efficient automated mining of topic-related aspects of user-generated content based on automated analysis of the user-generated content. Locations...
8953887 Processing time-based geospatial data  
A method for processing geospatial datasets corresponding to geospatial objects, the method having the steps of extracting geospatial attributes from the geospatial datasets, locating extracted...
8949261 Clarifying search results using social-networking information  
Particular embodiments access a query from a first user, the query comprising a first user attribute; identify a plurality of candidate users sharing the same first user attribute; retrieve one or...
8949231 Methods and systems for selecting and presenting content based on activity level spikes associated with the content  
A method of selecting and presenting content based on detecting an increased level of activity associated with the content is presented. The method includes providing a set of content items with...
8935243 Method and system for dynamic web display  
A system and method for transacting retrieval of inventory data, such as real estate property listing(s), over an information network and dynamically transmitting the listing(s), in near or real...
8935244 System and method for identifying a location of interest to be named by a user  
A mobile communication device for identifying a location to be named comprising a position locator component configured to determine a location of a user and a communication interface component...
8935242 Optimizing media player memory during rendering  
Optimizing operation of a media player during rendering of media files. The invention includes authoring software to create a data structure and to populate the created data structure with...
8924379 Temporal-based score adjustments  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for determining temporal based score adjustments are provided. One method includes receiving a query...
8924406 Ranking search results using social-networking information  
Particular embodiments access a search query submitted by a first user; identify one or more sponsored web pages in response to the search query, wherein each sponsored web page is associated with...
8914392 Ranking search results based on the frequency of access on the search results by users of a social-networking system  
Particular embodiments access a search query submitted by a first user of a social-networking system; identify one or more web pages in response to the search query; for each of the one or more...
8909652 Determining entity popularity using search queries  
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for determining the Internet search popularity of an entity are provided. Embodiments of the present invention include receiving a group of Internet...
8892591 Presenting search results  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for presenting search results. One of the methods includes receiving a first content request, the...
8886642 Method and system for unified searching and incremental searching across and within multiple documents  
A user-interface system and method for searching among multiple documents and searching for subsections within individual documents using a single search interface on an input-constrained user...
8880516 Endorsing local search results  
Methods and systems for improving user search experience with a search engine by providing a way for associated users to create and share personalized lists of local search results and/or...
8874570 Search boost vector based on co-visitation information  
In a method of generating a search boost vector, a first set of content location identifiers for first content are provided. A second set of content location identifiers for second content are...
8874556 Ranking search results based on the frequency of access on the search results by users of a social-networking system  
Particular embodiments access a search query submitted by a first user of a social-networking system; identify one or more web pages in response to the search query; retrieve, from the...
8868579 Restricted web search based on user-specified source characteristics  
The present invention is a method and system for searching for items on a computer network, such as the internet, based on a query and an exclusion specification comprising a specification of a...
8868551 Method for storing bookmarks for search results from previously submitted search queries by a user and storing links to selected documents by the user  
In one embodiment, a search query is received. Information identifying a bookmark representing the search query is automatically stored in association with a set of bookmarks. Search results...
8856112 Considering document endorsements when processing queries  
User accounts in a social networking application are divided into highly-connected accounts and regular accounts. A mapping of the highly-connected accounts to their friends, and a mapping of...
8832096 Query-dependent image similarity  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for evaluating image similarity. In one aspect, a method includes receiving, by a data processing...
8825641 Measuring duplication in search results  
Measuring duplication in search results is described. In one example, duplication between a pair of results provided by an information retrieval system in response to a query is measured. History...
8825638 System for generating behavior-based associations for multiple domain-specific applications  
Systems and processes are described for generating a generic relationship dataset that can be adapted for use by multiple domain-specific applications. Such applications can include recommendation...
8819004 Ranking image search results using hover data  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for ranking images using hover data. In one aspect, a method includes determining a click count...
8805090 Matching based upon rank  
Systems and methods for measuring consistency between two objects based upon a rank of object elements instead of based upon the values of those object elements. Objects being compared can be...
8799269 Optimizing map/reduce searches by using synthetic events  
A processor-implemented method, system, and/or computer program product optimizes a search for data from documents. A processor receives an instruction to perform an initial map/reduce search for...
8799304 Providing social-network information to third-party systems  
Particular embodiments receive, at a first computing device associated with a social-networking system and from a second computing device associated with a third-party system, a query comprising a...
8788488 Ranking search results based on recency  
A computer-implemented method is provided for ranking files from an Internet search. In one embodiment, the method comprises assigning a score to each file based on at least one of the following...
8782035 Syndicated data stream content provisioning  
Apparatus for syndicated data stream content provisioning, the apparatus comprising: an interaction tracker, configured to track at least one interaction of a user with at least one content object...
8768918 Web page performance scoring  
A browser-based tool is provided that loads a Webpage, accesses the document object model (DOM) of the page, collects information about the page structure and parses the page, determines through...
8768919 Web searching  
A human or hand-labeled ranking of URL results for a search query is compared against actual click data for the respective query/URL pairs (e.g., which URLs were actually clicked on by users when...
8768922 Ad retrieval for user search on social network sites  
In this invention, systems and methods for providing keywords for advertising are provided. After a user searches for another user in a social network, the webpage or blog of the queried user is...
8762370 Document-based synonym generation  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that automatically generates synonyms for words from documents. During operation, this system determines co-occurrence frequencies for...
8756223 Context-aware search  
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for supplementing user-specified text for a search with context information to generate search results that is more closely matched...
8751491 System and method for recommending next commands when using a software application  
One embodiment of the invention sets forth a mechanism for recommended commands to a designer of a graphics design application. Each time a command is executed within the graphics design...
8738615 Optimizing media player memory during rendering  
Optimizing operation of a media player during rendering of media files. The invention includes authoring software to create a data structure and to populate the created data structure with...
8738612 Resolving ambiguous queries  
Methods, systems, and apparatus for resolving ambiguous queries. A search query is received and metrics are identified for the query that are associated with respective categories. Each metric...

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