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Charles McElfresh, Paul Mineiro, Michael Radford: Method and system for optimum placement of advertisements on a webpage. Overture Services, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, June 14, 2005: US06907566 (526 worldwide citation)

A method and system for placement of graphical objects on a page to optimize the occurrence of an event associated with such objects. The graphical objects might include, for instance, advertisements on a webpage, and the event would include a user clicking on that ad. The page includes positions fo ...


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Charles McElfresh, Paul Mineiro, Michael Radford: Method and system for optimum placement of advertisements on a webpage. Overture Services, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, May 13, 2008: US07373599 (350 worldwide citation)

A method and system for placement of graphical objects on a page to optimize the occurrence of an event associated with such objects. The graphical objects might include, for instance, advertisements on a webpage, and the event would include a user clicking on that ad. The page includes positions fo ...


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Charles McElfresh, Paul Mineiro, Michael Radford: Method and system for optimum placement of advertisements on a webpage. Overture Services, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, August 29, 2006: US07100111 (313 worldwide citation)

A method and system for placement of graphical objects on a page to optimize the occurrence of an event associated with such objects. The graphical objects might include, for instance, advertisements on a webpage, and the event would include a user clicking on that ad. The page includes positions fo ...


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Peter G Anick, Alastair Gourlay, John Thrall: Systems and methods for interactive search query refinement. Overture Services, Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner, September 20, 2005: US06947930 (311 worldwide citation)

A received query is processed so as to generate an initial group of ranked documents corresponding to the received query. Each document in all or a portion of the documents in the initial group of ranked documents is associated with a respective set of ranked candidate terms such that each candidate ...


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Alexander N Kravets: Method and system for generating a set of search terms. Overture Services, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, March 9, 2004: US06704727 (301 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a set of search terms in response to a user input are disclosed. A first set of search terms is selected from a master set of search terms based upon a match between the input and the search terms or based upon a predefined association between the input and the sear ...


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Phillip G Rorex, Thomas A Soulanille, Bradley R Haugaard: Method and apparatus for indentifying related searches in a database search system. Overture Services, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, April 5, 2005: US06876997 (215 worldwide citation)

A method of generating a search result list also provides related searches for use by a searcher. Search listings which generate a match with a search request submitted by the searcher are identified in a pay for placement database which includes a plurality of search listings. Related search listin ...


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Ann Bettina Colace, Scott W Snell, Jeremy Daw, Dominic Dough Ming Cheung, Benjamin James Watkins, Thomas A Soulanille, Matthew S Ropp, Gabriel Graham, Peng Zhao, Kenneth A Kharma, Susan Florence Phillips: System and method allowing advertisers to manage search listings in a pay for placement search system using grouping. Overture Services, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, November 30, 2004: US06826572 (191 worldwide citation)

A system for advertisers to efficiently manage their search listings in placement database search system includes grouping means for managing multiple categories for the search listings and query means for searching search listings. The system further includes quick-fill means for modifying an attri ...


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Jeffrey Dean, Monika R Henzinger, Andrei Z Broder: Method for identifying related pages in a hyperlinked database. Overture Services, Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner, December 16, 2003: US06665837 (186 worldwide citation)

A method is described for identifying related pages among a plurality of pages in a linked database such as the World Wide Web. An initial page is selected from the plurality of pages. Pages linked to the initial page are represented as a graph in a memory. The pages represented in the graph are sco ...


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Andrei Z Broder: Method and apparatus for ranking web page search results. Overture Services, Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner, March 22, 2005: US06871202 (170 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for ranking a plurality of pages identified during a search of a linked database includes forming a linear combination of two or more matrices, and using the coefficients of the eigenvector of the resulting matrix to rank the quality of the pages. The matrices includes informa ...


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John Joseph Carrasco, Stephan Doliov, Frank B Ehrenfried: System and method for rapid completion of data processing tasks distributed on a network. Overture Services, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, August 10, 2004: US06775831 (155 worldwide citation)

A computer program and task request interface which enables large volumes of data to be processed efficiently and rapidly by multiple computers on a network. The data that requires processing can be in any format. The task request interface allows any arbitrary task to be performed on the input data ...



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