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Methods and apparatus are described for scoring documents in response, in part, to parameters related to the document, source, and/or cluster score. Methods and apparatus are also described for scoring a cluster in response, in part, to parameters related to documents within the cluster and/or sources corresponding to the documents within the cluster. In one embodiment, the invention may identify the source; detect a plurality of documents published by the source; analyze the plurality of documents with respect to at least one parameter; and determine a source score for the source in response, in part, to the parameter. In another embodiment, the invention may identify a topic; identify a plurality of clusters in response to the topic; analyze at least one parameter corresponding to each of the plurality of clusters; and calculate a cluster score for each of the plurality of clusters in response, in part, to the parameter.

Title
Methods and apparatus for clustering news content
Application Number
10/611269
Publication Number
7568148 (B1)
Application Date
June 30, 2003
Publication Date
July 28, 2009
Inventor
Michael Schmitt
Mountain View
CA, US
Michael Curtiss
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Krishna Bharat
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Harrity & Harrity
Assignee
Google
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/00
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