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Howard R Turtle: Method and apparatus for information retrieval from a database by replacing domain specific stemmed phases in a natural language to create a search query. West Publishing Company, Kinney & Lange, November 23, 1993: US05265065 (387 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented process for creating a search query for an information retrieval system in which a database is provided containing a plurality of stopwords and phrases. A natural language input query defines the composition of the test of documents to be identified. Each word of the natural l ...


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Howard R Turtle, Gerald J Morton, F Kinley Larntz: System of document representation retrieval by successive iterated probability sampling. West Publishing Company, Kinney & Lange, January 30, 1996: US05488725 (356 worldwide citation)

An information retrieval system based on probabilities that documents meet information needs. The frequency of occurrence of a representation in a collection of documents is estimated by identifying the frequency of occurrence of the representation in a sample of documents and calculating the differ ...


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Howard R Turtle: Concept matching of natural language queries with a database of document concepts. West Publishing Company, Kinney & Lange, May 23, 1995: US05418948 (281 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented process for creating a search query for an information retrieval system in which a database is provided containing a plurality of stopwords and phrases. A natural language input query defines the composition of the text of documents to be identified. Each word of the natural l ...


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Alfred R Boll, David G Finke, Charles S Koehn: Interprocess communications interface for managing transaction requests. West Publishing Company, Kinney & Lange P A, July 1, 1997: US05644720 (136 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of processing transaction requests from client applications within a computer network having a plurality of client servers. Each client server has a work share and a set of attributes that including a name, an address and a list of services for fulfilling tran ...


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Douglas T Rosenoff, Anthony Mario Medina, Craig Runde: System, method, and software for inserting hyperlinks into documents. West Publishing Company DBA West Group, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, February 21, 2006: US07003719 (93 worldwide citation)

On the Internet, millions of documents are electronically linked via embedded hyperlinks. The hyperlinks, which function as network addresses for specific documents, can be selected by a user to “jump” electronically from a document on one computer to a document on another computer. One problem with ...


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Donald D Scott: Line alignment apparatus and process. West Publishing Company, Kinney & Lange, July 18, 1995: US05434932 (33 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented process of matching two lines of text produced by optical character readers analyzes words in the two lines to identify matching words in corresponding positions in the two lines. Lines are then identified as matching based on the number of matching words in corresponding posi ...


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Bokyung Yang Stephens, M Charles Swope, Jeffrey Locke, Isabelle Moulinier: Document-classification system, method and software. West Publishing Company, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, June 20, 2006: US07065514 (15 worldwide citation)

Every year, professional classifiers at West Group manually classify over 350,000 headnotes, or abstracts of judicial opinions, across approximately 82,000 separate classes of the Key Number System. Although most headnotes are classified from the memory of the classifiers, a significant number are d ...


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Jack S Conrad, Joanne R S Claussen: Information retrieval systems with database-selection aids. West Publishing Company, West Services, Edwards Wildman Palmer, Barry Kramer, David J Silvia, September 24, 2013: US08543564 (5 worldwide citation)

Some information retrieval systems, such as the Westlaw™ system, empower users to search thousands of databases. One problem with some systems is that the large number of databases makes it difficult for some users to identify the right database(s) to search. Thus, the inventors devised, among other ...


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Forrest Rhoads, Trace Liggett: Knowledge-management systems for law firms. West Publishing Company, Edwards Wildman Palmer, Barry Kramer, George N Charles, February 28, 2012: US08126818 (3 worldwide citation)

The present inventors devised unique systems, methods, interfaces, and software for managing and leveraging knowledge in law firms and potentially other enterprises. For example, one system provides a single user interface for researching case law for online legal research service and identifying an ...


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Yang Stephens Bokyung, Swope M Charles, Locke Jeffrey, Moulinier Isabelle: Document-classification system, method and software. West Publishing Company, Yang Stephens Bokyung, Swope M Charles, Locke Jeffrey, Moulinier Isabelle, VIKSNINS Ann S, November 9, 2000: WO/2000/067162 (3 worldwide citation)

Every year, professional classifiers at West Group manually classify over 350,000 headnotes, or abstracts of judicial opinions across approximately 82,000 separate classes of the Key Number System (130). Although most headnotes are classified from the memory of classifiers, a significant number are ...