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Boris Chidlovskii, Natalie S Glance, Antonietta Grasso: System and method for collaborative ranking of search results employing user and group profiles derived from document collection content analysis. Xerox Corporation, Jeannette M Walder, December 4, 2001: US06327590 (544 worldwide citation)

A system for ranking search results obtained from an information retrieval system includes a search pre-processor, a search engine and a search post-processor. The search preprocessor determines the context of the search query by comparing the terms in the search query with a predetermined user cont ...


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Boris Chidlovskii: System and method for improving answer relevance in meta-search engines. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, December 7, 2004: US06829599 (87 worldwide citation)

A user of a meta-search engine submits a query formulated with operators defining relationships between keywords. Information sources are selected for interrogation by the user or by the meta-search engine. If necessary, the query is translated for each selected source to adapt the operators of the ...


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Boris Chidlovskii, Loïc M Lecerf: Scalable indexing for layout based document retrieval and ranking. Xerox Corporation, Fay Sharpe, May 31, 2011: US07953679 (75 worldwide citation)

A computer-based method and a system for indexing, querying, and ranking documents based on layout are provided. The method includes providing a plurality of documents to computer memory, extracting layout blocks from the provided documents, clustering the layout blocks into a plurality of layout bl ...


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Boris Chidlovskii: System and method for transforming legacy documents into XML documents. Xerox Corporation, Jeannette Walder, October 21, 2008: US07440967 (50 worldwide citation)

A method for converting a legacy document into an XML document, includes decomposing the conversion process into a plurality of individual conversion tasks. A legacy document is decomposed into a plurality of document portions. A target XML schema including a plurality of schema components is provid ...


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Boris Chidlovskii, Herve Dejean: Systems and methods for converting legacy and proprietary documents into extended mark-up language format. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, January 16, 2007: US07165216 (28 worldwide citation)

A system and method that converts legacy and proprietary documents into extended mark-up language format which treats the conversion as transforming ordered trees of one schema and/or model into ordered trees of another schema and/or model. In embodiments, the tree transformers are coded using a lea ...


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Boris Chidlovskii: Answering queries using query signatures and signatures of cached semantic regions. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, February 12, 2002: US06347314 (28 worldwide citation)

In a system with cache that includes contents for each of a set of semantic regions, a query signature corresponding to a query is obtained. The query signature is used, together with a region signature for at least one of the regions, to find one or more semantic regions that are qualified and to u ...


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Boris Chidlovskii: System and method of automatic wrapper grammar generation. Xerox Corporation, Jeanneatte Walden, September 14, 2004: US06792576 (21 worldwide citation)

A method for generating a wrapper grammar for a file having a structure of a particular format includes providing at least one sample file of the particular format, where the particular format comprises a plurality of string tokens. Each sample file includes a plurality of tokens (data strings) whic ...


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Stefania Castellani, Boris Chidlovskii: System and method for managing document retention of shared documents. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, January 30, 2007: US07171620 (18 worldwide citation)

The visibility of shared documents in a collaborative recommender system is managed by analyzing both the document's substance and user actions that are performed on the document. The document's substance includes both metadata and content. User actions include both user ratings and semantic actions ...


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Boris Chidlovskii, Hervé Déjean: System and method for structured document authoring. Xerox Corporation, Jeannette M Walder, November 13, 2007: US07296223 (15 worldwide citation)

A method for creating a structured document, wherein a structured document comprises a plurality of content elements wrapped in pairs of tags, includes parsing a document of a particular type containing content into a plurality of content elements; and for each content element, suggesting an optimal ...


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Boris Chidlovskii, Hervé Dejean: Systems and methods for converting legacy and proprietary documents into extended mark-up language format. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, June 1, 2010: US07730396 (13 worldwide citation)

A system and method that converts legacy and proprietary documents into extended mark-up language format which treats the conversion as transforming ordered trees of one schema and/or model into ordered trees of another schema and/or model. In embodiments, the tree transformers are coded using a lea ...