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Gil Gavriel Dudkiewicz, Dale Kittrick Hitt: Interactive system and method for generating metadata for programming events. MYDTV, Foley & Lardner, November 18, 2003: US06651253 (103 worldwide citation)

Metadata for a programming event may be generated through an interactive process. A system may receive data corresponding to a programming event. The data may include descriptive information and timing information. The system may then generate preliminary metadata for the programming event from the ...


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Gil Gavriel Dudkiewicz, Dale Kittrick Hitt, Jonathan Percy Barker: System and method for determining the desirability of video programming events using keyword matching. MYDTV, Foley & Lardner, December 6, 2005: US06973665 (78 worldwide citation)

The desirability of programming events may be determined using metadata for programming events that includes goodness of fit scores associated with categories of a classification hierarchy one or more of descriptive data and keyword data. The programming events are ranked in accordance with the view ...


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Dudkiewicz Gil Gavriel, Hitt Dale Kittrick, Barker Jonathan Percy: Systems and methods relating to determining the desirability of and recording programming events. Mydtv, September 22, 2004: EP1459530-A2

Metadata for a programming event may be generated by receiving descriptive information and timing information for the programming event and analyzing this information to determine category goodness of fit scores for the programming event corresponding to categories of a classification hierarchy. The ...


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Dudkiewicz Gil Gavriel, Hitt Dale Kittrick, Barker Jonathan Percy: System and methods for determining the desirability of video programming events. Mydtv, September 24, 2003: EP1346559-A2

The desirability of programming events may be determined by analyzing metadata for individual programming events using viewer preferences represented in viewer profiles. Metadata may include scores associated with categories of a classification hierarchy, and viewer profiles may include preference s ...


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Gil Dudkiewicz, Yaniv Levi: Personal video navigation system. MyDTV, Foley & Lardner, November 3, 2005: US20050246732-A1

A navigation system for a video program viewing device generates user interfaces enabling the user to navigate among lists of personalized content, view information about individual content, update user preferences to reflect a preference for a characteristic of a program appearing in a personalized ...


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Gil G Dudkiewicz: Storage and use of viewer preference data in a device remote from a set-top box. Mydtv, Foley & Lardner, September 9, 2004: US20040177370-A1

The resources of a remote device such as a head end device are used for storage of viewer preference data. An agent in a set-top box communicates with a server agent at the remote device to transmit viewer preference data from the set-top box to the server, and from the server to the set-top box. Th ...


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Gil Gavriel Dudkiewicz, Dale Kittrick Hitt, Jonathan Percy Barker: System and method for determining the desirability of video programming events using keyword matching. Mydtv, Foley & Lardner, August 4, 2005: US20050172318-A1

The desirability of programming events may be determined using metadata for programming events that includes goodness of fit scores associated with categories of a classification hierarchy one or more of descriptive data and keyword data. The programming events are ranked in accordance with the view ...


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Gil Gavriel Dudkiewicz, Dale Kittrick Hitt: Interactive program guides providing program segment information. MyDTV, Foley & Lardner, April 21, 2005: US20050086689-A1

Interactive program guides and interactive program banners are enhanced through the use of individual program segment metadata that provides descriptive and timing information for individual segments of television programs. The program guides and program banners provide detailed information to the v ...


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Gil Gavriel Dudkiewicz, Dale Kittrick Hitt: Interactive program banners providing program segment information. MyDTV, Foley & Lardner, April 21, 2005: US20050086691-A1

Interactive program guides and interactive program banners are enhanced through the use of individual program segment metadata that provides descriptive and timing information for individual segments of television programs. The program guides and program banners provide detailed information to the v ...


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Gil Gavriel Dudkiewicz, Dale Kittrick Hitt: Searching for programs and updating viewer preferences with reference to program segment characteristics. MyDTV, Foley & Lardner, April 21, 2005: US20050086692-A1

Interactive program guides and interactive program banners are enhanced through the use of individual program segment metadata that provides descriptive and timing information for individual segments of television programs. The program guides and program banners provide detailed information to the v ...



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