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Andrei Z Broder, David Carmel, Michael Herscovici, Aya Soffer, Jason Zien: System, method and computer program product for performing unstructured information management and automatic text analysis, including a search operator functioning as a Weighted AND (WAND). International Business Machines Corporation, Harrington & Smith, December 5, 2006: US07146361 (128 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a system architecture, components and a searching technique for an Unstructured Information Management System (UIMS). The UIMS may be provided as middleware for the effective management and interchange of unstructured information over a wide array of information sources. The architectur ...


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Andrei Z Broder, David Carmel, Arthur C Ciccolo, David Ferrucci, Yoelle Maarek, Yosi Mass, Aya Soffer, Wlodek W Zadrozny: System, method and computer program product for performing unstructured information management and automatic text analysis, and providing multiple document views derived from different document tokenizations. International Business Machines Corporation, Harrington & Smith, November 21, 2006: US07139752 (99 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a system architecture, components and a searching technique for an Unstructured Information Management System (UIMS). The UIMS may be provided as middleware for the effective management and interchange of unstructured information over a wide array of information sources. The architectur ...


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Yariv Aridor, David Carmel, Michael Herscovici, Yoelle Maarek Smadja, Aya Soffer, Ronny Lempel: Information search using knowledge agents. International Business Machines Corporation, Darby & Darby, October 21, 2003: US06636848 (91 worldwide citation)

A method for searching a corpus of documents, such as the World Wide Web, includes defining a knowledge domain and identifying a set of reference documents in the corpus pertinent to the domain. Upon inputting a query, the corpus is searched using the set of reference documents to find one or more o ...


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David Carmel, Doron Cohen, Ronald Fagin, Eitan Farchi, Michael Herscovici, Yoelle Maarek, Aya Soffer: Lossy index compression. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, April 8, 2008: US07356527 (34 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method is provided for pruning an index of a corpus of text documents by creating an inverted index of terms appearing in the documents, wherein the index includes postings of the terms in the documents, ranking the postings in the index, and pruning from the index the postings belo ...


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David Carmel, Eitan Farchi, Yael Petruschka: Automatic query refinement. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, September 6, 2005: US06941297 (21 worldwide citation)

A method for Automatic Query Refinement, the method including extracting at least one lexical affinity from at least one document in a search result set of documents, the set resulting from the application of a first query to a document search engine, adding the lexical affinity to the first query, ...


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Yariv Aridor, David Carmel, Michael Herscovici, Yoelle Maarek Smadja, Aya Soffer, Ronny Lempel: Information search using knowledge agents. International Business Machines Corporation, Darby & Darby PC, January 8, 2008: US07318057 (19 worldwide citation)

A method for searching a corpus of documents, such as the World Wide Web, includes defining a knowledge domain and identifying a set of reference documents in the corpus pertinent to the domain. Upon inputting a query, the corpus is searched using the set of reference documents to find one or more o ...


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Einat Amitay, David Carmel, Nadav Golbandi, Nadav Y Har el, Shila Ofek Koifman, Sivan Yogev: Information retrieval with unified search using multiple facets. International Business Machines Corporation, September 20, 2011: US08024324 (19 worldwide citation)

A method for information retrieval with unified search between heterogeneous objects includes indexing a first object as a document in a search index; referencing a second object related to the first object in a facet of the document; and storing a relationship strength between the first and second ...


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David Carmel, Shai Erera: Method and system for conversation detection in email systems. International Business Machines Corporation, April 6, 2010: US07693940 (11 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for conversation detection in email systems. Multiple email messages are provided and grouped as relating to a conversation. The grouping is carried out by applying a similarity function based on a similarity of the email messages' attributes, the similarity function ...


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David Carmel, Shai Erera, Itzhack Goldberg, Boaz Mizrachi: Automatically generated subject recommendations for email messages based on email message content. International Business Machines Corporation, Patents On Demand P A, Brian K Buchheit, July 20, 2010: US07761524 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses an email application that includes a subject evaluation engine, which is able to automatically generate a subject heading suggestion for an email message based upon content contained in the email message. The subject evaluation engine can also compare a pre-existing s ...


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Andrei Z Broder, David Carmel, Michael Herscovici, Aya Soffer, Jason Zien: System, method and computer program product for performing unstructured information management and automatic text analysis, including a search operator functioning as a weighted and (WAND). International Business Machines Corporation, Harrington & Smith PC, March 31, 2009: US07512602 (10 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a system architecture, components and a searching technique for an Unstructured Information Management System (UIMS). The UIMS may be provided as middleware for the effective management and interchange of unstructured information over a wide array of information sources. The architectur ...