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Wayne C Boncyk, Ronald H Cohen: Image capture and identification system and process. Fish & Associates PC, January 13, 2009: US07477780 (207 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method by which information and communication pertinent to an object is provided based on imagery of the object. A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from a plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is ...


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Ronald Cohen: Interactivity with a mixed reality. Evryx Technologies, Fish & Associates PC, July 21, 2009: US07564469 (183 worldwide citation)

Methods of interacting with a mixed reality are presented. A mobile device captures an image of a real-world object where the image has content information that can be used to control a mixed reality object through an offered command set. The mixed reality object can be real, virtual, or a mixture o ...


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Yu Cao: Methods and apparatus for entity search. Platformation Technologies, Fish & Associates PC, January 27, 2009: US07483894 (158 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus that deliver a searching experience that is substantially akin to consultation with a human expert, and that satisfies a user's information need in fulfilling projects such as purchasing, shopping, procurement, bartering, requesting for quotes, in online retail, traditional ret ...


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Wayne C Boncyk, Ronald H Cohen: Use of image-derived information as search criteria for internet and other search engines. Evryx Technologies, Fish & Associates PC, March 16, 2010: US07680324 (154 worldwide citation)

Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest, and at least a portion of the resulting information is transmitted back locally to, or nearby, the device ...


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Leonard Kleinrock, Yu Cao: Pricing and auctioning of bundled items among multiple sellers and buyers. Fish & Associates PC, November 23, 2010: US07840447 (148 worldwide citation)

A number of sets of methods and apparatuses applicable to online shopping are disclosed. One set, “Bin Packing Methods with Approximate Membership”, includes methods in pricing and auctioning a bundle of items, some of which could belong to another bundle. Significantly, the membership of a bundle, ...


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Farzad Ehsani, Eva M Knodt: Methods for creating a phrase thesaurus. Fluential, Fish & Associates PC, February 12, 2013: US08374871 (146 worldwide citation)

The invention enables creation of grammar networks that can regulate, control, and define the content and scope of human-machine interaction in natural language voice user interfaces (NLVUI). More specifically, the invention concerns a phrase-based modeling of generic structures of verbal interactio ...


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Leonard Kleinrock, Yu Cao: Pricing and auctioning of bundled items among multiple sellers and buyers. Platformation, Fish & Associates PC, October 18, 2011: US08041611 (146 worldwide citation)

A number of sets of methods and apparatuses applicable to online shopping are disclosed. One set, “Bin Packing Methods with Approximate Membership”, includes methods in pricing and auctioning a bundle of items, some of which could belong to another bundle. Significantly, the membership of a bundle, ...


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Yu Cao, Leonard Kleinrock: Methods and apparatus for freshness and completeness of information. Platformation, Fish & Associates PC, August 4, 2009: US07571106 (145 worldwide citation)

A system that facilitates publishing and consuming information that is of time sensitivity, for example, price information. Methods are employed to achieve completeness and freshness in information for a given domain. A preferred embodiment is a shopping site that is capable of comparing prices, pur ...


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Yu Cao: Methods and apparatus for searching with awareness of geography and languages. Platformation, Fish & Associates PC, April 21, 2009: US07523108 (143 worldwide citation)

A system that automatically discerning the best combinations of a user query's geographical origin and language, retrieving and displaying search results accordingly. A record on the system are associated with a geographic location and a language. A record could be composed of two or more records, e ...


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Yu Cao: Methods and apparatus for searching with awareness of geography and languages. Platformation, Fish & Associates PC, July 5, 2011: US07974972 (142 worldwide citation)

A system that automatically discerning the best combinations of a user query's geographical origin and language, retrieving and displaying search results accordingly. A record on the system are associated with a geographic location and a language. A record could be composed of two or more records, e ...