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A system for easily determining viewership of articles or ads in printed publications and using the determined viewership to determine author compensation, ad rates, or other historical or demographic related information is described. The system receives scan information of portions of a number of paper documents that is generated by scanners operated by a number of users. The system searches digital content using the received scan information, and determines a readership value for components of the paper document based upon the search.

Title
Methods, systems and computer program products for data gathering in a digital and hard copy document environment
Application Number
11/208458
Publication Number
7437023 (B2)
Application Date
August 18, 2005
Publication Date
October 14, 2008
Inventor
James Q Stafford Fraser
Cambridge
GB
Clifford A Kushler
Lynnwood
WA, US
Dale L Grover
Ann Arbor
MI, US
Martin T King
Vashon Island
WA, US
Agent
Perkins Coie
Assignee
Exbiblio
NL
IPC
G06K 9/54
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