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Andrew K Lang, Donald M Kosak: Information system and method for filtering a massive flow of information entities to meet user information classification needs. Morgan Lewis & Bockius, February 2, 1999: US05867799 (748 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, method, and computer program product for information filtering in a computer system receiving a data stream from a computer network, the data stream having raw informons embedded therein, at least one of the raw informons being of interest to a user, the user being a member client of a ...


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Andrew K Lang, Donald M Kosak: System and method employing individual user content-based data and user collaborative feedback data to evaluate the content of an information entity in a large information communication network. Lycos, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, November 9, 1999: US05983214 (365 worldwide citation)

An information entity rating system includes a content subsystem having a structured data sub-subsystem and an unstructured data sub-subsystem. The content subsystem receives content-based profile data for an information entity and separately processes structured and unstructured data to combine con ...


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Andrew K Lang, Donald M Kosak: Collaborative/adaptive search engine. Lycos, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, November 6, 2001: US06314420 (270 worldwide citation)

A search engine system is provided for a portal site on the internet. The search engine system employs a regular search engine to make one-shot or demand searches for information entities which provide at least threshold matches to user queries. The search engine system also employs a collaborative/ ...


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Andrew K Lang, Donald M Kosak: Multi-level mindpool system especially adapted to provide collaborative filter data for a large scale information filtering system. Lycos, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, February 22, 2000: US06029161 (174 worldwide citation)

A mindpool system develops collaboration informon rating data for use in filtering informons for a current user of a filter system. A plurality of commonly characterized user nodes are arranged in a 3-level heirarchical structure. Users input informon rating data to the bottom nodes. A mindpool mana ...


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Andrew K Lang, Donald M Kosak: Integrated collaborative/content-based filter structure employing selectively shared, content-based profile data to evaluate information entities in a massive information network. Lycos, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, October 23, 2001: US06308175 (174 worldwide citation)

An information processing system employs an integrated collaborative/content-based information filter structure to find network informons relevant to information desired by an individual user. The filter structure includes a three-level content-based filter which preprocesses informons in a first le ...


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Andrew K Lang, Donald M Kosak: Information filter system and method for integrated content-based and collaborative/adaptive feedback queries. Lycos, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, August 10, 2004: US06775664 (156 worldwide citation)

A search engine system is provided for a portal site on the internet. The search engine system employs a regular search engine to make one-shot or demand searches for information entities which provide at least threshold matches to user queries. The search engine system also employs a collaborative/ ...


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Donald M Kosak, Michael J Witbrock: Serving content to a client. Lycos, Fish & Richardson P C, June 5, 2007: US07228493 (15 worldwide citation)

A method includes scanning content of a web page in which a web component is to be inserted, inferring a profile from the scanned content and serving the web component in the web page according to the profile.


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Andrew K Lang, Donald M Kosak: Collaborative/adaptive search engine. Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, August 29, 2002: US20020120609-A1

A search engine system is provided for a portal site on the internet. The search engine system employs a regular search engine to make one-shot or demand searches for information entities which provide at least threshold matches to user queries. The search engine system also employs a collaborative/ ...


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Donald M Kosak, Michael J Witbrock: Serving content to a client. David L Feigenbaum, Fish & Richardson PC, September 12, 2002: US20020129063-A1

A method includes scanning content of a web page in which a web component is to be inserted, inferring a profile from the scanned content and serving the web component in the web page according to the profile.