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8412699 Fresh related search suggestions  
Methods, systems, apparatus, including computer program products, for providing fresh related search suggestions in response to a user submitted query are presented. In one implementation, a...
8412728 User interface (UI) for presentation of match quality in auto-complete suggestions  
Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for optimizing search engine user input selection are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method...
8412727 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...
8407239 Multi-stage query processing system and method for use with tokenspace repository  
A multi-stage query processing system and method enables multi-stage query scoring, including “snippet” generation, through incremental document reconstruction facilitated by a multi-tiered...
8396885 Systems and methods for improved web searching  
Systems and methods are provided for improved web searching. In one implementation, suggested search queries are provided based on previous search queries and click data. A weighted bi-partite...
8392446 System and method for providing vector terms related to a search query  
The present invention relates to providing vector terms for use in formulating search requests in response to a user query. The method according to one embodiment comprises receiving a search...
8386485 Case-based framework for collaborative semantic search  
A service-oriented system architecture includes a computer-implemented search method and computer-implemented agent system for enabling efficient information searches on, for example, on XML...
8386482 Method for personalizing information retrieval in a communication network  
The various embodiments herein provide a method and system for personalizing information retrieval in a communication network. The method involves receiving one or more inputs from several sources...
8380730 Program invocation from a query interface to parallel computing system  
Techniques are disclosed for invoking an analysis routine running on a parallel computer system to analyze query results. An interface used to build and execute a database query may be used to...
8380733 Methods and apparatuses for dynamically displaying search suggestions  
In one embodiment, an original search input entered by a user is detected. An excluded term is deleted from the original search input to create a modified search input. The modified search input...
8375048 Query augmentation  
Front end preprocessing includes an augmentation function that augments the query with additional query terms that have an associated weighting value. The terms include identifying characters so...
8375049 Query revision using known highly-ranked queries  
An information retrieval system includes a query revision architecture providing one or more query revisers, each of which implements a query revision strategy. A query rank reviser suggests known...
8370380 Method and system for displaying real time trends  
Displaying an information product that includes exceptional search queries to a user can include receiving search queries, measuring the frequencies of search queries received, determining the...
8370378 Data display server, data display method and program thereof  
The present invention relates to recommendation of items to a user for providing items more satisfying a user's request on the basis of new association. The present invention provides a data...
8370379 Method and system for providing query using an image  
A method and system for providing a query using an image is disclosed. A search keyword is determined using an image and position information of a terminal that are received from the terminal....
8364694 Search assistant for digital media assets  
Techniques and systems for facilitating searching of digital media assets are disclosed. In one embodiment, a user can be assisted in entering search strings for searching a media repository...
8364688 System and method for providing and updating on-line forms and registrations  
Improved approaches to completing, submitting and updating on-line forms or registrations are disclosed. In one embodiment, an on-line form completion agent or an on-line registration agent...
8364706 System and method for information identification  
A system and a method of retrieving information is described. In a system according to the invention, software modules may be used to provide the user with information that is most likely to be...
8359326 Contextual n-gram analysis  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, in which a first search query in a session is compared to a second search query within the session to determine whether any...
8359314 System and method for tagging images based on positional information  
A system and method for suggesting keywords for tagging a digital image are provided. In general, a requesting node is communicatively coupled to a keyword service via a network. The requesting...
8356046 Context-based user interface, search, and navigation  
The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for providing context-based user interfaces, searches, and navigation in business processes. One process...
8352487 Identifier vocabulary data access method and system  
A method of organizing, managing, and providing interactive access to data in a database is disclosed, along with a program and a system for implementing the method. Associations between each data...
8346749 Balancing the costs of sharing private data with the utility of enhanced personalization of online services  
Described herein is a method that includes determining a utility to a user of sharing a set of attributes for use in connection with personalized searching or other online services. The method...
8341169 Open profile content identification  
Open profile data in a user profile, e.g., free-form fields in a user profile, are processed to identify interests and preferences of the user. The interests and preferences are utilized to...
8341176 Structure-based expansion of user element selection  
Input indicating a first object within a set of structured data may be received. Input indicating a second object within the set of structured data may be received. Additional other objects within...
8341146 Search history presentations  
A method for displaying a search history for a user is shown. The method includes generating a search history for a user including one or more listings of search results, displaying a first search...
8341142 Methods and apparatus for searching the Internet  
Some embodiments relate to performing a search for content via the Internet, wherein user input specifying a search query is supplied to a mobile communications device, such as, for example, a...
8326860 Indexing and searching product identifiers  
A system, method and computer program product for processing a search query includes receiving a search query containing one or more terms; processing the query to add one or more bi-words as...
8327260 System for annotating a data object by creating an interface based on a selected annotation structure  
A method and apparatus for capturing annotations about database material in a way that allows queries with conditions or predicates on both the database material and the annotations. Database...
8326859 Task prediction  
This patent application pertains to computing scenarios that allow users to more readily accomplish desired tasks. One implementation includes at least one dictionary of potential auto-suggestions...
8321449 Media rating  
A method and system for rating media. The media is one or a combination of audio, video and textual data. The media rating method comprises surveying at least a portion of media data received from...
8321448 Click-through log mining  
Click-through log mining is described. Raw search click-through log data is processed to generate ordered query keywords, utilizing an algorithm to expand user-submitted keywords to include high...
8321404 Dynamic query suggestion  
A query prefix is received from a user device. A user identifier is determined based on the user device. A user category is determined based on the user identifier. A node representing the query...
8321406 Media object query submission and response  
Methods and systems for submitting media object queries and receiving suggested answers for the media object queries. In one aspect, a method includes receiving from a first user a first media...
8312036 Recommended systems  
Providing a recommendation of one or more items is disclosed. In some embodiments, a selection of a set of one or more items to be included in a recommendation is received from a first member of...
8306993 Method, system and computer readable medium for addressing handling from an operating system  
A method, system and computer readable medium for information handling within an operating system, including providing a record retrieval program; providing an input device within a window or...
8290975 Graph-based keyword expansion  
A keyword may be expanded into related words, such as for use in information retrieval. The terms comprising words and/or phrases of a large number of documents (e.g., web pages) are processed...
8290924 Providing answer to keyword based query from natural owner of information  
A type of search engine (referred to as the “Get Engine”) receives one or more keywords, semantically formulates a question being asked from the keywords, generates specifications for the query,...
8280884 Exposing rich internet application content to search engines  
Systems and methods which facilitate search engine discovery of and/or access to application program content are shown. Declarative code may be provided within the procedural code of a rich...
8280900 Speculative query expansion for relevance feedback  
Speculative query expansion is a way to increase the effectiveness of relevance feedback. Instead of picking the best expansion query beforehand, multiple queries are executed and the best...
8275759 Contextual query suggestion in result pages  
Described is a search technology in which a search engine constructs a results page for a query that integrates suggested queries with the individual query results (e.g., displayed URLs). When...
8275362 Disambiguating ambiguous characters  
In one general sense, information may be presented to a user by receiving one or more ambiguous characters that may be resolved to one of at least two disambiguated characters, exchanging at least...
8270893 Mobile device and server capable of supporting adhoc questionnaires  
A questionnaire network in which a mobile device is used by user to create questionnaires and send it to other recipients. The questionnaire is created by user of mobile device using audio inputs...
8271509 Search and chat integration system  
Embodiments of the invention provide systems, methods, and computer program products for providing improved customer service by presenting a customer with an invitation to chat with a customer...
8271516 Social networks service  
A social network service provides trusted, timely and managed communications between a querying individual and an informed individual by optimizing distribution of queries to reflect a requisite...
8255414 Search assist powered by session analysis  
One embodiment selects from a set of query-suggestion pairs a first query and a subset of query-suggestion pairs that each has the first query as its query; computes a Log Likelihood Ratio (LLR)...
8255417 System and method for providing definitions  
A system and method for providing definitions is described. A phrase to be defined is received. One or more documents, which each contain at least one definition, are determined. The phrase is...
8250088 Methods for controlling remote archiving systems  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a unique and novel archiving system that includes two or more network storage systems, each network storage system including removable hard disk...
8250096 Access to trusted user-generated content using social networks  
A method to access trusted user generated content (UGC) is provided. User registration information containing one or more identities is obtained. Each identity corresponds to an internet social...
8250613 Media asset management system for managing video news segments and associated methods  
A method for managing video news segments using a media asset management system includes collecting the video news segments, associating corresponding geospatial data with each video news segment,...

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