07849093 is referenced by 5 patents and cites 27 patents.

Architecture is provided for performing multimedia searches and returning media galleries, and then prominently displaying the galleries to a user. The disclosed innovation generates a gallery classifier and then displays found galleries to the user in a new and informative user interface. In one aspect, a system is provided that facilitates searching data for gallery pages. The system includes a gallery classifier that receives web data associated with web pages, and identifies a web page as a gallery page during a search operation. The system also includes a gallery user interface that presents a gallery page and associated content as part of the search process.

Title
Searches over a collection of items through classification and display of media galleries
Application Number
11/250864
Publication Number
7849093 (B2)
Application Date
October 14, 2005
Publication Date
December 7, 2010
Inventor
Ramez Naam
Seattle
WA, US
Nicholas A Whyte
Mercer Island
WA, US
Julia H Farago
Seattle
WA, US
Agent
Shook Hardy & Bacon
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
G06F 7/00
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