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Jiebo Luo, Stephen Etz, Amit Singhal: Method for automatic determination of main subjects in photographic images. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, August 28, 2001: US06282317 (247 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting a main subject in an image, the method comprises: receiving a digital image; extracting regions of arbitrary shape and size defined by actual objects from the digital image; grouping the regions into larger segments corresponding to physically coherent objects; extracting for ...


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Jiebo Luo, Andrew C Gallagher, Amit Singhal, Robert T Gray: Method and system for selectively applying enhancement to an image. Eastman Kodak Company, Thomas H Close, August 15, 2006: US07092573 (44 worldwide citation)

A method for processing a digital color image includes the steps of: providing a subject matter detector for distinguishing between target and background subject matters; applying the subject matter detector to the image to produce a belief map indicating the degree of belief that pixels in the imag ...


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Amit Singhal, Mehran Sahami, John Lamping, Marcin Kaszkiel, Monika H Henzinger: Search queries improved based on query semantic information. Google, Harrity & Harrity, November 8, 2011: US08055669 (33 worldwide citation)

A search query for a search engine may be improved by incorporating alternate terms into the search query that are semantically similar to terms of the search query, taking into account information derived from the search query. An initial set of alternate terms that may be semantically similar to t ...


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Amit Singhal, Mehran Sahami, John Lamping, Marcin Kaszkiel, Monika H Henzinger: Search queries improved based on query semantic information. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, November 5, 2013: US08577907 (31 worldwide citation)

A search query for a search engine may be improved by incorporating alternate terms into the search query that are semantically similar to terms of the search query, taking into account information derived from the search query. An initial set of alternate terms that may be semantically similar to t ...


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Simon Tong, Uri Lerner, Amit Singhal, Paul Haahr, Steven Baker: Locating meaningful stopwords or stop-phrases in keyword-based retrieval systems. Google, Harrity Snyder, August 5, 2008: US07409383 (28 worldwide citation)

A stopword detection component detects stopwords (also stop-phrases) in search queries input to keyword-based information retrieval systems. Potential stopwords are initially identified by comparing the terms in the search query to a list of known stopwords. Context data is then retrieved based on t ...


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Vineet Gupta, Ben Gomes, John Lamping, Mizuki McGrath, Amit Singhal, Simon Tong: System and method for providing preferred country biasing of search results. Google, Harrity & Harrity, November 11, 2008: US07451130 (27 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing preferred country ordering of search results is described. A search query describing potentially retrievable information provided in a plurality of search result countries is received. A search is executed by evaluating the search query against information character ...


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Krishna Bharat, Steve Lawrence, Mehran Sahami, Amit Singhal: Serving advertisements using user request information and user information. Google, John C Pokotylo, Straub & Pokotylo, January 8, 2013: US08352499 (21 worldwide citation)

Ads are scored using, at least, user information and information associated with a user request, such as a search query or a document request. The scores may be used in determining whether to serve ads, how to serve ads, to order ads, to filter ads, etc. Items of user information, request-associated ...


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Amit Singhal, Ganesh Skandan, Mohit Jain: Nanostructured multi-component and doped oxide powders and method of making same. NEI, William L Botjer, February 27, 2007: US07182929 (21 worldwide citation)

A method for producing nanostructured multi-component or doped oxide particles and the particles produced therein. The process includes the steps of (i) dissolving salts of cations, which are either dopants or components of the final oxide, in an organic solvent; (ii) adding a dispersion of nanopart ...


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John Lamping, Ben Gomes, Mizuki McGrath, Amit Singhal: System and method for providing preferred language ordering of search results. Google, Harrity & Harrity, November 11, 2008: US07451129 (20 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing preferred language ordering of search results is described. A search query describing potentially retrievable information provided in a plurality of search result languages is received. A search is executed by evaluating the search query against information characte ...


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Amit Singhal, Ganesh Skandan: Method of making nanostructured lithium iron phosphate—based powders with an olivine type structure. NEI, William L Botjer, June 24, 2008: US07390472 (20 worldwide citation)

A low cost and scalable processes for producing nanostructured LiFexM1-xPO4 and nanostructured LiFexM1-xPO4/C composite powders, where 1≦x≦0.1 and M is a metal cation, such as Mn, Co, Ni, and V. Electronics made of either nanostructured LiFexM1-xPO4 powders or nanostructured LiFexM1-xPO4/C composite ...



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