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9026529 Method and apparatus for determining search result demographics  
Techniques are presented for producing demographics, in an automated fashion, from a search result of computer-accessible content. While the demographics can be determined for a research product...
9020926 Refining search queries  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for refining search queries. In one implementation, a method includes obtaining a submitted search query, and in response to...
9021416 Recommended application evaluation system  
A code evaluation tool greatly reduces time, cost, and other resource expenditures needed to validate that an application implements desired functionality. The tool is a search, navigation and...
9015185 Ontology based recommendation systems and methods  
A search technology generates recommendations with minimal user data and participation, and provides better interpretation of user data, such as popularity, thus obtaining breadth and quality in...
9015143 Refining search results  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for refining search results. In one aspect, a method includes presenting search results that are...
9009649 Application search tool for rapid prototyping and development of new applications  
A code search tool greatly reduces time, cost, and other resource expenditures associated with implementing a new application. The tool is a search, navigation and visualization tool that accepts...
9002869 Machine translation for query expansion  
Methods, systems and apparatus, including computer program products, for expanding search queries. One method includes receiving a search query, selecting a synonym of a term in the search query...
8996557 Query and matching for content recognition  
Various embodiments enable audio data, such as music data, to be captured, by a device, from a background environment and processed to formulate a query that can then be transmitted to a content...
8996515 Consistent phrase relevance measures  
Two methods for measuring keyword-document relevance are described. The methods receive a keyword and a document as input and output a probability value for the keyword. The first method is a...
8996558 Geolocation information storage system for mobile communications data  
A system (200) and method (500) are provided for storing communication session data and geolocation information derived from a wireless mobile communications system (210). A record of data for...
8988450 Color palette maps for color-aware search  
Effective color-aware search of a collection of content associated with one or more images is enabled. Content and/or its associated images may be automatically associated with representative...
8990240 Predictive algorithm for search box auto-complete  
In various exemplary embodiments, a system and associated method to predict search results in an electronic environment is disclosed. The system architecture comprises a communications module to...
8983985 Masking sensitive data of table columns retrieved from a database  
Access to a data element stored within a database object is controlled. A request is received from a user to perform an operation in relation to the database object, the operation including...
8983991 Generating logical expressions for search queries  
In one embodiment, a method comprises, by a computer system, receiving a search term, determining a search constraint for a search query, and generating a search query. The search query includes...
8983994 Generation of a data model for searching machine data  
Embodiments include generating data models that may give semantic meaning for unstructured or structured data that may include data generated and/or received by search engines, including a time...
8977639 Actionable search results for visual queries  
A server system receives a visual query and identifies an entity in the visual query. The server system further identifies a client-side action corresponding to the identified entity and creates...
8977614 Associative search engine  
This invention relates to an advertisement machine which provides advertisements to a user searching for desired information within a data network. The machine receives, from a user, a search...
8972434 Multi-phase search and presentation for vertical search websites  
The present invention provides a methodology and system for efficiently performing travel reservation queries and presenting significant search results to a user. A travel reservation search...
8972435 Automatic generation of semantically similar queries  
Query suggestions are generated based on a Breadth-First-Search having a configurable decaying radius. A computer system receives an initial set of semantically similar queries. The computer...
8965914 Grouping identity records to generate candidate lists to use in an entity and relationship resolution process  
Provided are a method, system, and computer program product for determining entity relationship information for identity records to add to an entity database. For each selected identity record of...
8965872 Identifying query formulation suggestions for low-match queries  
Systems, methods and computer-storage media are provided for identifying low-match search queries and determining comparable item matches to suggest to the user in response to a low-match query....
8959102 Structured searching of dynamic structured document corpuses  
A system includes a document corpus containing structured documents, which contain both text and annotations of the text. The system also includes a search engine which is adapted to perform...
8959103 Click or skip evaluation of reordering rules  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for evaluating a query term reordering rule. In one aspect, a method includes accessing query log...
8959111 Providing answer box functionality to third party search engines  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for providing answer box functionality to a third party search engine. In one aspect, a method...
8959104 Presenting query suggestions based upon content items  
Systems and methods for determining query suggestions based upon content items are provided. Content items may include, without limitation, a search query result item, e.g., displayed on a search...
8954524 Access to network content  
A method and system for improving access to network content are described. Aspects of the disclosure minimize the delay between a navigation event and a network response by prerendering the next...
8938452 Query generation for searchable content  
Query generation for searchable content is provided. In some embodiments, query generation for searchable content includes receiving searchable content (e.g., the searchable content can include a...
8935269 Method and apparatus for contextual search and query refinement on consumer electronics devices  
A method and a system for searching for information using an electronic device, such as a consumer electronic device, that can be connected to a network. Such searching for information involves...
8930386 Querying by semantically equivalent concepts in an electronic data record system  
Embodiments of the present invention enable processing of concept-based query requests submitted to a query service within a healthcare transaction framework. In embodiments, a terminology service...
8930391 Progressive spatial searching using augmented structures  
A location associated with a user of a computing device and a prefix portion of an input string may be received as one or more successive characters of the input string are provided by the user...
8930356 Techniques for modifying a query based on query associations  
Techniques are provided through which query associations are made between initial queries and corresponding query modifications to the initial queries previously made. Each query modification is...
8930389 Mutual search and alert between structured and unstructured data stores  
An approach is provided that search unstructured data sources with a search engine using initial search terms. Search hits received from the search engine are gathered and possible search terms...
8930390 Mouse gesture assisted search  
A system and method for method for performing a web search by a search engine for content including: providing a first search results page to a user in response to a search query; providing an...
8923621 Finding engaging media with initialized explore-exploit  
Software for initialized explore-exploit creates a plurality of probability distributions. Each of these probability distributions is generated by inputting a quantitative description of one or...
8924403 Method and system for central data querying  
A method and system for central data querying are provided. A user parameter requesting data is retrieved. A device is determined based upon the user parameter. A query is generated based upon the...
8918416 Classifying queries  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for classifying queries. One of the methods includes the actions of obtaining a collection of search...
8918417 Generating query refinements from user preference data  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for generating query refinements from user preference data. A group of query pairs are obtained. Each query pair includes a...
8914400 Adjusting results based on a drop point  
Provided are techniques for providing entities. For a keyword, historical data is used to generate a list of entities, wherein a recommendation score is associated with each of the entities. The...
8914365 Content display systems and methods  
Systems and methods to display content are described. In some embodiments, program content is received from a content source. A method identifies product-related metadata associated with the...
8909665 Subsnippet handling in search results  
Architecture that enables an optional display of a longer version of each subsnippet in response to user interactions such as clicking, hovering, or other suitable form of interaction. More...
8903841 System and method of massively parallel data processing  
A system and method of massively parallel data processing are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method includes generating an interpretation of a customizable database request which includes an...
8903842 Metadata driven reporting and editing of databases  
Embodiments described herein are directed to providing enhanced database editing and reporting capabilities. Embodiments include a computer system receiving a database query including a request to...
8903818 Method and system for providing targeted searching and browsing  
A server constituted a processor and a server memory, the processor arranged to: provide a selectable plurality of attributes, the plurality of attributes stored on the server memory; provide, for...
8903840 System and method for launching a specific program from a simple click on a string of characters  
A method, system and computer program for automatically launching a target application based on characteristics of a selected string of characters in a source application includes the steps of...
8903724 Speech recognition device and method outputting or rejecting derived words  
A speech recognition device includes, a speech recognition section that conducts a search, by speech recognition, on audio data stored in a first memory section to extract word-spoken portions...
8898180 Method and system for querying information  
Performing a query includes receiving a user input, determining a first set of query keywords based at least in part on the user input, obtaining, based on at least some of the first set of query...
8898181 Subscription for integrating external data from external system  
Technologies are described herein for integrating external data from an external system into a client system. A subscription filed is selected. The subscription filed may include a read method and...
8898156 Query expansion for web search  
Systems, methods, and devices are described for retrieving query results based at least in part on a query and one or more similar queries. Upon receiving a query, one or more similar queries may...
8886624 Searching method using extended keyword pool and system thereof  
A search system using an extended keyword pool includes a processor. The processor includes a purchased keyword module configured to generate a purchased keyword set by searching for a keyword...
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Query and matching for content recognition
 
Various embodiments enable audio data, such as music data, to be captured, by a device, from a background environment and processed to formulate a query that can then be transmitted to a content...