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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 detect at least one document within the cluster; analyze a parameter corresponding to the document; and compute a cluster score based, in part, on the parameter, wherein the cluster score corresponds with at least one document within the cluster.

Title
Methods and apparatus for ranking documents
Application Number
10/611267
Publication Number
8090717 (B1)
Application Date
June 30, 2003
Publication Date
January 3, 2012
Inventor
Michael Schmitt
Mountain View
CA, US
Amitabh Singhal
Palo Alto
CA, US
Michael Curtiss
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Jeff Dean
Menlo Park
CA, US
Krishna Bharat
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Harrity & Harrity
Assignee
Google
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
G06F 7/00
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