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Prashanth B Bhat, Andrei Broder, Richard A Kasperski: Load balancing system and method in a multiprocessor system. Overture Services, Dreier, April 10, 2007: US07203747 (7 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for selecting a resource, among a plurality of resources, for servicing a request. To select a resource to service the request, a first resource is randomly selected. If a first load value associated with the first resource does not exceed a threshold value, the req ...


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Cunningham Stephan, Molinaro Anthony, Maritato Frank Jr, Zhao Peng, Conrad Nick: (xml) In a system and method for influencing a position on a search result list generated by a computer network search engine. Overture Services, November 19, 2003: EP1363209-A1 (7 worldwide citation)

A database search apparatus and method for generating a search result list which responds to Extensible Markup Language (XML) requests from a client to a server of an on-line marketplace. A bid management tool is operable on a client computer to manage search listings and account information of one ...


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Sathiya Keerthi Selvaraj, Dennis M DeCoste: Method and apparatus for efficient training of support vector machines. Overture Services, Seth H Ostrow, Dreier, October 21, 2008: US07440944 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method for building fast and efficient support vector classifiers for large data classification problems which is useful for classifying pages from the World Wide Web and other problems with sparse matrices and large numbers of documents. The method takes ...


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Stephan Doliov: System and method to determine the validity of an interaction on a network. Overture Services, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, November 4, 2008: US07447691 (6 worldwide citation)

The methods and systems of the invention utilize limited data to yield information about the validity of any given interaction with a website. Once validity information is available, an operator can determine whether or not to continue offering interactions to a given user. The determination could a ...


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Colace Ann Bettina, Snell Scott W, Daw Jeremy, Cheung Dominic Dough Ming, Watkins Benjamin James, Soulanille Thomas A, Ropp Matthew S, Graham Gabriel, Zhao Peng, Kharma Kenneth A, Phillips Susan Florence: System and method allowing advertisers to manage search listings in a pay for placement search system using grouping. Overture Services, May 14, 2003: EP1310898-A1 (6 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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Collins Robert, Ghanbari Reza Ali, Apodaca Paul: Platform for advertising data integration and aggregation. Overture Services, Collins Robert, Ghanbari Reza Ali, Apodaca Paul, OSTROW Seth H, March 9, 2006: WO/2006/026030 (6 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a platform for advertising data integration and aggregation. Methods, systems, and apparatuses are provided for computerized management and optimization of advertising campaigns within or using the platform. Computerized methods and systems are provided that facilitate ...


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Soulanille Tom, Meisel Ted, Savich Peter: System and method for enabling multi-element bidding for influencing position on search result list generated by computer network search engine. Overture Services, August 22, 2003: JP2003-233731 (6 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To enable a data provider using a computer network 20, such as the Internet, to influence the position for a search listing within a research result list generated by an Internet search engine 24.SOLUTION: A database 38 accommodates an account for a network information provider ...


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Fain Daniel C, Ryan Paul T, Savich Peter: Method and apparatus for categorizing and presenting documents of a distributed database. Overture Services, December 3, 2003: EP1367509-A2 (4 worldwide citation)

Described herein are methods for creating categorized documents, categorizing documents in a distributed database and categorizing Resulting Pages. Also described herein is an apparatus for searching a distributed database. The method for creating categorized documents generally comprises: initially ...


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Cheung Dominic Dough Ming, Shifflett Scott A, Davis Darren J, Hu Eugene F, Snell Scott W, Savich Peter: Search engine account monitoring. Overture Services, February 5, 2003: EP1282059-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

A system and method of generating an ordered search list via a search engine (102) by determining various account balances to determine where a search listing will appear, if at all, in a search results list. If a web site advertiser's account is below a threshold, the search listing associated with ...


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Paine Mark, Davies Winton, Geddis Donald F, Dukes Schlossberg Jon, Davis Darren J: Recommending search term using collaborative filtering and web spidering. Overture Services, August 29, 2003: JP2003-242159 (4 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To recommend an excellent research term to advertisers managing their accounts in one or more of two ways, in a pay-for-placement search system.SOLUTION: A first technique involves looking for good search terms directly on an advertiser's web site. A second technique involves c ...