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Kimberly A Knowles, David Dolan Lewis: Finding an e-mail message to which another e-mail message is a response. AT&T, May 18, 1999: US05905863 (227 worldwide citation)

Current tools for processing e-mail and other messages do not adequately recognize and manipulate threads, i.e., conversations among two or more people carried out by exchange of messages. The present invention utilizes the textual context and characteristics of messages in order to provide a more r ...


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Edith Cohen, David Dolan Lewis: Retrieval system and method. AT&T, September 7, 1999: US05950189 (149 worldwide citation)

The invention is an improved retrieval system and method. Many pattern recognition tasks, including estimation, classification, and the finding of similar objects, make use of linear models. For example, many text retrieval systems represent queries as linear functions, and retrieve documents whose ...


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David Dolan Lewis: Method and apparatus for training a text classifier. Lucent Technologies, J M Weinick, October 7, 1997: US05675710 (139 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for training a text classifier is disclosed. A supervised learning system and an annotation system are operated cooperatively to produce a classification vector which can be used to classify documents with respect to a defined class. The annotation system automatically annotat ...


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Jason A Catlett, William Arthur Gale, David Dolan Lewis: Training apparatus and method. Lucent Technologies, G E Nelson, September 23, 1997: US05671333 (72 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for training classifiers. The apparatus includes a degree of certainty classifier which classifies examples in categories and indicates a degree of certainty regarding the classification and an annotating classifier which receives classified examples with a low degree of certai ...


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Abdur R Chowdhury, Steven Michael Beitzel, David Dolan Lewis, Aleksander Kolcz: Web query classification. AOL, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, August 17, 2010: US07779009 (21 worldwide citation)

A query phrase may be automatically classified to one or more topics of interest (e.g., categories) to assist in routing the query phrase to one or more appropriate backend databases. A selectional preference query classification technique may be used to classify the query phrase based on a comparis ...


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Kenneth Ward Church, Jonathan Isaac Helfman, David Dolan Lewis: Method for retrieving texts which are similar to a sample text. Lucent Technologies, October 19, 1999: US05970484 (6 worldwide citation)

An information retrieval method wherein users may submit a query via a graphical bitmapping technique. The user provides an information retrieval system with a bitmap of a printed, written, or graphical query by either scanning the query with a graphical scanner, or employing a standard facsimile tr ...


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Abdur R Chowdhury, Steven Michael Beitzel, David Dolan Lewis, Aleksander Kolcz: Web query classification. Mercury Kingdom Assets, Lee & Hayes PLLC, August 23, 2016: US09424346

A query phrase may be automatically classified to one or more topics of interest (e.g., categories) to assist in routing the query phrase to one or more appropriate backend databases. A selectional preference query classification technique may be used to classify the query phrase based on a comparis ...


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Abdur R Chowdhury, Steven Michael Beitzel, David Dolan Lewis, Aleksander Kolcz: Web query classification. AOL, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, April 24, 2012: US08166036

A query phrase may be automatically classified to one or more topics of interest (e.g., categories) to assist in routing the query phrase to one or more appropriate backend databases. A selectional preference query classification technique may be used to classify the query phrase based on a comparis ...


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Jeffrey David Naslund, Kevin B Thompson, David Dolan Lewis: Electronic review of documents. Kroll Ontrack, Merchant & Gould P C, February 23, 2016: US09269053

An example method for reviewing documents includes scoring documents using an artificial intelligence model, and selecting a subset of highest scoring documents. The method further includes inserting a number of randomly-selected documents into the subset of highest scoring documents to form a set o ...


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Abdur R Chowdhury, Steven Michael Beitzel, David Dolan Lewis, Aleksander Kolcz: Web query classification. Fish & Richardson PC, August 24, 2006: US20060190439-A1

A query phrase may be automatically classified to one or more topics of interest (e.g., categories) to assist in routing the query phrase to one or more appropriate backend databases. A selectional preference query classification technique may be used to classify the query phrase based on a comparis ...