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David R Bailey, Todd J Feldman, Anand Rajaraman: System and method for locating web-based product offerings. Amazon com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 31, 2004: US06785671 (416 worldwide citation)

A search engine system assists users in locating web pages from which user-specified products can be purchased. Web pages located by a crawler program are scored, based on a set of rules, according to likelihood of including an online product offering. A query server accesses an index of the scored ...


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Ashish Gupta, Anand Rajaraman: Method and system for automatically filling forms in an integrated network based transaction environment. Junglee Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 6, 2001: US06199079 (351 worldwide citation)

A method of automatically filling in on-line forms presented by web pages in an internet transactional environment by determining based upon selectable criteria a form identifier corresponding to a particular on-line form, and thereupon, for each form so identified, identifying one or many correspon ...


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Anand Rajaraman, Nigel Green: Method and system for generation of hierarchical search results. Amazon com, Perkins Coie, April 2, 2002: US06366910 (141 worldwide citation)

A method and system for querying hierarchically classified data. The system first receives a query request and then identifies classifications of the data that may satisfy the received query request. The system then displays the identified classifications. In response to selection of a displayed cla ...


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Ashish Gupta, Venky Harinariyan, Dallan Quass, Anand Rajaraman: Method and apparatus for structuring the querying and interpretation of semistructured information. Junglee Corporation, Kenneth R Allen, Paul A Durdik, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 20, 1998: US05826258 (125 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for determining how semistructured information is organized in disparate semistructured resources by providing a wrapper to extract information and to provide structured information (e.g., tuples of an SQL database) to a mapper coupled to a standard relational database engine. I ...


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David R Bailey, Anand Rajaraman, Todd J Feldman: Search engine system and associated content analysis methods for locating web pages with product offerings. A9 com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 1, 2008: US07395259 (115 worldwide citation)

A search engine system assists users in locating web pages from which user-specified products can be purchased. Web pages located by a crawler program are scored, based on a set of criteria, according to likelihood of including a product offering. A query server accesses an index of the scored web p ...


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Venky Harinarayan, Anand Rajaraman, Anand Ranganathan: Hybrid machine/human computing arrangement. Amazon Technologies, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, March 27, 2007: US07197459 (82 worldwide citation)

A hybrid machine/human computing arrangement which advantageously involves humans to assist a computer to solve particular tasks, allowing the computer to solve the tasks more efficiently. In one embodiment, a computer system decomposes a task, such as, for example, image or speech comparison, into ...


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Yan Philippe, Rakesh Mathur, Anand Rajaraman: Method and system for integrating transaction mechanisms over multiple internet sites. Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 4, 2003: US06643624 (70 worldwide citation)

A method for effecting transactions across multiple vendors in an integrated environment, wherein the user may purchase each of a plurality of items the user finds independent of the vendors. The user's selections are received from the user and mapped to selected set of vendors. When the user i ...


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Taraka Subrahmanya Prasad Siripurapu, Wang Chee Lam, Digvijay Singh Lamba, Anand Rajaraman: Processing data feeds. Wal Mart Stores, Stevens Law Group, November 26, 2013: US08595234 (65 worldwide citation)

Exemplary embodiments allow performance of stream computations on real-time data streams using one or more map operations and/or one or more update operations. A map operation is a stream computation in which stream events in one or more real-time data streams are processed in a real-time manner to ...


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Stephan Erickson, Peter Norvig, Manish Arya, Anand Rajaraman: Software application and associated methods for generating a software layer for structuring semistructured information. Amazon com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 1, 2005: US06851089 (61 worldwide citation)

A wrapper builder application provides a variety of features for facilitating the creation of wrappers that are used to extract information from Web sites. In one aspect, the wrapper builder application provides a tool with which the process of creating a wrapper, which typically resembles coding, c ...


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Ramana B Rao, Anand Rajaraman: Method and apparatus for time estimation and progress feedback on distal access operations. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, August 12, 1997: US05657450 (59 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing time estimates and progress feedback on long-running distal information source access operations. An intermediate server that is "close" to a client workspace creates time estimates and progress information for operations using models of known information sources ...