07082426 is referenced by 172 patents and cites 59 patents.

The method comprises processing plural product information records from the product information sources into one or more groups based on which product information records are likely to correspond to the same product, correlating a unique product ID corresponding to the product associated with each of said groups to identify the product, comparing each identified product to categories of a taxonomy to determine a category for the identified products in the taxonomy, and determining attributes for each categorized product based on the product information records corresponding to each group, creating product specifications based on the determined attributes and storing the product specification in the corresponding determined categories of the taxonomy.

Title
Content aggregation method and apparatus for an on-line product catalog
Application Number
10/659740
Publication Number
7082426 (B2)
Application Date
September 11, 2003
Publication Date
July 25, 2006
Inventor
Robin Hiroko Walsh
San Francisco
CA, US
Timothy Allen Musgrove
Moran Hill
CA, US
Agent
Nixon Peabody
Marc S Kaufman
Assignee
CNET Networks
CA, US
IPC
G06Q 30/00
G06F 17/27
G06F 17/30
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