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Terry E Graber, Joshua Kopelman, Edwin Howell Watkeys III, Marvin I Weinberger: Method and apparatus for attaching navigational history information to universal resource locator links on a world wide web page. Infonautics Corporation, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, January 27, 1998: US05712979 (385 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for tracking the navigation path of a user that has been directed to a second site on the WWW from a first site on the WWW. A URL is received at the second WWW site when the user is directed from the first site to the second site. At the second WWW site, information representa ...


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Terry E Graber, Joshua Kopelman, Edwin Howell Watkeys III, Marvin I Weinberger: Method and apparatus for redirecting a user to a new location on the world wide web using relative universal resource locators. Infonautics Corporation, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, September 22, 1998: US05812769 (328 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for redirecting a user from a first location on the WWW to a second location on the WWW, wherein relative URL addressing is used during the redirecting process. A signal is received from the first location indicating that the user wishes to move from the first location on the ...


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Terry E Graber, Joshua Kopelman, Edwin Howell Watkeys III, Marvin I Weinberger: Method and apparatus for tracking the navigation path of a user on the world wide web. Infonautics Corporation, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, February 10, 1998: US05717860 (314 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for tracking the navigation path of a user that has been directed to a second site on the World Wide Web (WWW) from a first site on the WWW. The first site has a universal resource locator (URL) symbol for uniquely identifying an address of the first site on the WWW, and the s ...


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Thomas Damico, Joshua Kopelman, Sheryl F Wamoglu, Marvin I Weinberger: Apparatus for capturing, storing and processing co-marketing information associated with a user of an on-line computer service using the world-wide-web.. Infonautics Corporation, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, October 6, 1998: US05819285 (306 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for capturing and storing a co-marketer identification symbol representing an identity of an entity that has referred a user on a user station to a computer service, wherein the user station is coupled to the computer service by a communications path. A database is provided for storing ...


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John Michael Schultz: Query word relevance adjustment in a search of an information retrieval system. Infonautics Corporation, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, April 7, 1998: US05737734 (301 worldwide citation)

A method for performing a search of a database in an information retrieval system in response to a query having at least one query word with a query word weight and for applying the query word to the database and selecting information from the information retrieval system in accordance with the quer ...


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James T Beattie, Lawrence A Husick, Michael S Krupit, Howard Morgan: Method for storing multi-media information in an information retrieval system. Infonautics Corporation, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, August 19, 1997: US05659742 (291 worldwide citation)

A method for storing information in an information retrieval system having a database for retrieval of the input information in response to a query. Text information representative of text is received for storing in the system. Image information representative of an image is also received for storin ...


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Thomas Barr, Lawrence A Husick, Michael S Krupit, Howard Morgan, Marvin I Weinberger: Method and apparatus for identifying textual documents and multi-mediafiles corresponding to a search topic. Infonautics Corporation, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, April 21, 1998: US05742816 (249 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for identifying textual documents and multi-media files corresponding to a search topic. A plurality of document records, each of which is representative of at least one textual document, are stored, and a plurality of multi-media records, each of which is representative of at ...


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Thomas Barr, James T Beattie, Lawrence A Husick, Michael S Krupit, Howard Morgan: Architecture for processing search queries, retrieving documents identified thereby, and method for using same. Infonautics Corporation, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, February 16, 1999: US05873076 (234 worldwide citation)

A split-server architecture for processing a search query provided by a user, and identifying and retrieving documents from a database corresponding to the search query. A session server is provided for receiving the search query from the user. The session server has at least a first processor coupl ...


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John Michael Schultz: Relevance normalization for documents retrieved from an information retrieval system in response to a query. Infonautics Corporation, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, June 17, 1997: US05640553 (183 worldwide citation)

A method for searching a database of an information retrieval system in response to a query having a query length of at least one word, for applying the query word to the database and selecting information from the database according to the query word. The query is received and the length of the que ...


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Lawrence A Husick, John Michael Schultz, Marvin I Weinberger: Method for categorizing documents into subjects using relevance normalization for documents retrieved from an information retrieval system in response to a query. Infonautics Corporation, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, February 10, 1998: US05717914 (133 worldwide citation)

A method for storing input information in an information retrieval system database wherein a plurality of information subject categories are provided. A plurality of subject lexicons are provided, each subject lexicon of the plurality of subject lexicons corresponding to an information subject categ ...