A computerized system for augmenting data from a source database with data from a reference database to generate an augmented database that can be used for predictive modeling is disclosed. The present invention includes a method for using the Internet to obtain information, including, reading a data record stored in a field of data, searching a database for information describing the data record, condensing the information describing the data record into a value description, associating the value description with the data record, and augmenting the field of data with the value description associated with the data. The present invention also includes a computerized system for augmenting data from a source database with data from a reference database to generate an augmented database that can be used for predictive modeling and data mining to conduct searches of data in the augmented database.

Title
System and method for obtaining keyword descriptions of records from a large database
Application Number
10/032843
Publication Number
20030088562
Application Date
December 27, 2001
Publication Date
May 8, 2003
Inventor
Gordon Cameron
Brookhaven
PA, US
Jason Lenderman
Los Angeles
CA, US
Russell W Anderson
Oceanside
CA, US
Sachin Sarnobat
Minneapolis
MN, US
Nicolaas A van Goor
Shoreview
MN, US
Richard Howe
San Diego
CA, US
Craig Dillon
San Diego
CA, US
Agent
Glenn Patent Group
CA, US
IPC
G06F 07/00
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