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7877395 Systems and methods for identifying premium content items in a result set  
The present invention is directed towards systems and methods for identifying premium content items (such as video content items) that are responsive to a query. According to one embodiment, a...
7877403 System and method for database searching using fuzzy rules  
An apparatus and method for database searching using fuzzy rules is presented. The apparatus and method may accept a word or word phrase such as a persons name and returns fuzzy rules for database...
7870147 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...
7853607 Related actions server  
Methods and apparatuses enable providing an action related to a business object in response to receiving a request to access the business object. In one embodiment, a related action is identified...
7849116 System and method for automated layout of collaboratively selected images  
A system and method for automated layout of collaboratively selected images within a compilation for printing, viewing, etc. The images may be drawn from any number of albums owned by various...
7849080 System for generating query suggestions by integrating valuable query suggestions with experimental query suggestions using a network of users and advertisers  
A system is described for generating query suggestions by integrating valuable query suggestions with experimental query suggestions using a network of users and advertisers. The system may...
7844589 Method and apparatus for performing a search  
A method and apparatus for generating search results with higher relevancy. More specifically, the present invention provides a listing of narrowing or related search terms based upon the search...
7844599 Biasing queries to determine suggested queries  
Applying a bias when determining a suggested search query. Examples of biases that can be applied include, but are not limited to, temporal biases and monetization biases. Temporal biasing...
7836068 Method for creating and modifying lists for electronic distribution  
An initial distribution list is dynamically modified using criteria determined from the current entries in the list. After an originator generates a distribution list and prior to submission of...
7835998 Methods and systems for selecting and presenting content on a first system based on user preferences learned on a second system  
A method of selecting and presenting content on a first system based on user preferences learned on a second system is provided. The method includes receiving a user's input for identifying items...
7831610 Contents retrieval device for retrieving contents that user wishes to view from among a plurality of contents  
A contents retrieval device (100) presenting an appropriate related keyword to a user even when an object user wishes to retrieve dynamically changes. The contents retrieval device (100) includes...
7827029 Systems and methods for user-interest sensitive note-taking  
Techniques are presented to determine user-interest sensitive notes. User selected passages, user interest information, condensation transformations and optional meaning distortion constraints are...
7827174 Dynamic document context mark-up technique implemented over a computer network  
Various techniques are disclosed for generating markup information to be displayed on a client computer system. A document (e.g. a web page) is selected for viewing via a web browser on the client...
7822753 Method for displaying search results in a browser interface  
A level of affinity between a first user and many other users is considered when prioritizing content display when browsing, and ratings display when searching for programs in an electronic...
7822763 Synonym and similar word page search  
A search tool enables users to search for synonyms of, and/or syntactically similar words to search terms that they enter. In at least some embodiments, the search tool is implemented in the...
7822764 Methods and apparatuses for dynamically displaying search suggestions  
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses detect an original search input; detect an excluded term within the original search input; form a modified search input wherein the modified search...
7822746 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...
7818319 Dynamic document context mark-up technique implemented over a computer network  
Various techniques are disclosed for generating markup information to be displayed on a client computer system. A document (e.g. a web page) is selected for viewing via a web browser on the client...
7818310 Predisposition modification  
A method and system for predisposition modification are presented in which a set of attributes for selective modification of the attribute profile of an individual are determined to enable the...
7809733 Effort based relevance  
Systems, methods, media, and other embodiments associated with effort based relevance in discussion forums are described. One example method includes receiving activity data concerning messages...
7801723 Systems and methods for user-interest sensitive condensation  
Techniques are presented to determine user-interest sensitive condensations of a passage. One or more passages are selected and user interest information, condensation transformations and optional...
7797324 Document retrieval system, document number subsequence acquisition apparatus, and document retrieval method  
A document retrieval system performing retrieval of electronic documents includes, a document database storing a plurality of pieces of document data, a transposed index storage device storing a...
7788247 Characteristic tagging  
Embodiments are provided to enable a user to easily and conveniently assign, share, and/or locate characteristic and other information associated with others. In an embodiment, a user can assign,...
7783635 Personalization and recommendations of aggregated data not owned by the aggregator  
Techniques for providing recommendations for content are provided. Content is received from a source at a service provider. The content includes first recommendation information from the source. A...
7779023 Intelligent internet website with hierarchical menu  
An internet website which presents a hierarchical menu structure to users includes a personalization engine 14 to automatically modify the menu structure for each user at least according to that...
7756886 Filtered list assisted element selection  
A system displays a filtered list of elements in response to receiving user input of a desired string associated with a list of elements. The system includes a user interface control, such as an...
7752220 Alternative search query processing in a term bidding system  
A system and method for receiving a query and determining candidate alternate queries. A query may be parsed into concepts and then candidates for alternate terms may be determined for either the...
7739304 Context-based community-driven suggestions for media annotation  
Disclosed are apparatus and methods for facilitating annotation of media objects by a user. Mechanisms present a user with an easily usable set of annotation suggestions that are most likely to be...
7725486 Information retrieval apparatus  
An information retrieval apparatus using a preference-based association dictionary, having words stored therein that are dynamically changed according to user's preferences, and using a general...
7725485 Generating query suggestions using contextual information  
A search engine receives a query from an end-user. The search engine executes the query on a content database and identifies a set of matching content. The search engine utilizes the matching...
7721230 Graphical user interface for filtering a population of items  
Graphical user interface for filtering a population of items. The graphical user interface may be implemented as a method on a system comprising a computer server or other computing device. The...
7716198 Ranking search results using feature extraction  
Methods and computer-readable media are provided for ranking search results using feature extraction data. Each of the results of a search engine query is parsed to obtain data, such as text,...
7711742 Intelligent data query builder  
Techniques are disclosed for programmatically determining one or more logical choices to be offered to users as conditions of a data query (e.g., for searching a content source), and enabling...
7698344 Search macro suggestions relevant to search queries  
Search macros suggestions are provided to refine a user's search. When a search query is received from an end user, one or more search macros are determined to be relevant to the search query. The...
7685197 System and methods for indentifying the potential advertising value of terms found on web pages  
The present invention provides a method and system for identifying terms in a requested Web document which can be used to identify other web page documents in which the user is likely to have an...
7668821 Recommendations based on item tagging activities of users  
A system provides a user interface through which users can flexibly tag individual items represented in an electronic catalog with user-defined tags, such as text strings, and obtain...
7664740 Automatically displaying keywords and other supplemental information  
Various embodiments can utilize information that is displayed for a user to automatically generate a list of keywords and use that list as a means to display supplemental information that is...
7664734 Systems and methods for generating multiple implicit search queries  
Systems and methods for generating multiple implicit search queries are described. In one described system, a query system receives a user context attribute and generates a plurality of implicit...
7660788 Mapping part numbers and other identifiers  
The invention provides a technique to prevent confusion between part numbers used by different suppliers and manufacturers. The invention includes a database that (1) creates an association...
7401074 Canonicalization of terms in a keyword-based presentation system  
A presentation system accepts presentations or references to presentations from prospective presenters. Some or all of the presentations or references are stored in a database and referenced by...
7386542 Personalized broadcast news navigator  
A system and method are provided that use explicitly and implicitly derived models of user information needs and content and presentation preferences together with relevancy feedback to expand a...
7321892 Identifying alternative spellings of search strings by analyzing self-corrective searching behaviors of users  
A computer-implemented process identifies useful alternative spellings of search strings submitted to a search engine. The process takes into consideration spelling changes made by users, as...
7277883 Information management system  
This writing discloses a computerized tool to enhance the output of a user. The tool has a number of databases against which the input entered by the user is reviewed. In specificity, this tool...
7225197 Data entry, cross reference database and search systems and methods thereof  
A method and system unifying existing data of a target industry from existing sources of the data by designing a data model by applying varying data integrity methods to define characteristics,...
7194461 Document and information retrieval method and apparatus  
A data procassing unit in programmed to retrieve a document item and/or an information item from a plurality of document items and/or information items. Each of the items is identified by an index...
7139755 Method and apparatus for providing comprehensive search results in response to user queries entered over a computer network  
A system and methods for providing users with comprehensive search results in response to queries entered by the user over a computer network. The user may access the network and enter a query in...
7096218 Search refinement graphical user interface  
A system, method, and processor readable medium including processor readable code embodied therein are provided that enable a user to refine a search query using a graphical user interface. A user...
7092941 Clustering module for data mining  
A system, software module, and computer program product for performing clustering based data mining that improved performance in model building, good integration with the various databases...
7092936 System and method for search and recommendation based on usage mining  
A method, system, and computer program product for performing searching that generates improved queries, retrieves meaningful and relevant information, and presents the retrieved information to...
7051023 Systems and methods for generating concept units from search queries  
Systems and method for enhancing search functionality provided to a user. In certain aspects, a query processing engine automatically decomposes queries into constituent units that are related to...

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