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Hinrich Schuetze, James E Pitkow, Peter L Pirolli, Ed H Chi, Jun Li: System and method for providing recommendations based on multi-modal user clusters. Xerox Corporation, May 20, 2003: US06567797 (250 worldwide citation)

A system and method for browsing, retrieving, and recommending information from a collection uses multi-modal features of the documents in the collection, as well as an analysis of users' prior browsing and retrieval behavior. The system and method are premised on various disclosed methods for ...


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Hinrich Schuetze, Peter L Pirolli, James E Pitkow, Ed H Chi, Jun Li: System and method for clustering data objects in a collection. Xerox Corporation, July 22, 2003: US06598054 (241 worldwide citation)

A system and method for browsing, retrieving, and recommending information from a collection uses multi-modal features of the documents in the collection, as well as an analysis of users' prior browsing and retrieval behavior. The system and method are premised on various disclosed methods for ...


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Ed H Chi, Peter L T Pirolli, James E Pitkow, Rich Gossweller, Jock D Mackinlay, Stuart K Card: Usage based methods of traversing and displaying generalized graph structures. Xerox Corporation, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, January 21, 2003: US06509898 (153 worldwide citation)

A method for generating a tree structure representation of a generalized graph structure for display includes the more important links in the representation. Usage parameters are referenced in generating the tree structure from the generalized graph structure. Frequency, recency, spacing of accesses ...


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Hinrich Schuetze, Francine R Chen, Peter L Pirolli, James E Pitkow, Ed H Chi, Jun Li, Ullas Gargi: System and method for quantitatively representing data objects in vector space. Xerox Corporation, July 26, 2005: US06922699 (141 worldwide citation)

A system and method for browsing, retrieving, and recommending information from a collection uses multi-modal features of the documents in the collection, as well as an analysis of users' prior browsing and retrieval behavior. The system and method are premised on various disclosed methods for quant ...


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Hinrich Schuetze, Francine R Chen, Peter L Pirolli, James E Pitkow, Ed H Chi, Jun Li: System and method for identifying similarities among objects in a collection. Xerox Corporation, September 6, 2005: US06941321 (93 worldwide citation)

A system and method for browsing, retrieving, and recommending information from a collection uses multi-modal features of the documents in the collection, as well as an analysis of users' prior browsing and retrieval behavior. The system and method are premised on various disclosed methods for quant ...


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Ed H Chi, Peter L T Pirolli, James E Pitkow: Method for visualizing user path through a web site and a paths associated information scent. Xerox Corporation, Fliesler Meyer, May 9, 2006: US07043702 (87 worldwide citation)

A method and system for visualizing actual and predicted usage patterns through a web site is provided. A plurality of web pages may be represented as a node and visualized on a dome tree. The dome tree is a three-dimensional image of a dome, with a portion of the outer wall removed, displayed on a ...


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Ed H Chi, John T Riedl, Joseph A Konstan, Phillip J Barry: Visualization spreadsheet. University of Minnesota, Merchant & Gould P C, December 17, 2002: US06496832 (86 worldwide citation)

A system for analyzing data organized into data sets and for transforming the data sets into a visual representation of the data sets is provided. The system includes a memory, a first processor, and an output device. The memory is configured with a data structure for maintaining an arrangement of c ...


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Hinrich Schuetze, Peter L Pirolli, James E Pitkow, Ed H Chi, Jun Li: System and method for visually representing the contents of a multiple data object cluster. Xerox Corporation, May 13, 2003: US06564202 (85 worldwide citation)

A system and method for browsing, retrieving, and recommending information from a collection uses multi-modal features of the documents in the collection, as well as an analysis of users' prior browsing and retrieval behavior. The system and method are premised on various disclosed methods for ...


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James E Pitkow, Peter L T Pirolli, Ed H Chi, Stuart K Card, Jock D Mackinlay, Rich Gossweller: Methods for visualizing transformations among related series of graphs. Xerox Corporation, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, April 9, 2002: US06369819 (69 worldwide citation)

A method for displaying in a coherent manner the changes over time of a web site's structure, usage, and content is disclosed. Time tubes are generated by a method of displaying a related series of graphs. Time tubes illustrate changes in a graph that undergoes one or more transformations from ...


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Peter L T Pirolli, James E Pitkow, Ed H Chi, Stuart K Card, Jock D Mackinlay, Rich Gossweller: Methods for interactive visualization of spreading activation using time tubes and disk trees. Xerox Corporation, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, November 21, 2000: US06151595 (48 worldwide citation)

Methods for displaying results of a spreading activation algorithm and for defining an activation input vector for the spreading activation algorithm are disclosed. A planar disk tree is used to represent the generalized graph structure being modeled in a spreading activation algorithm. Activation b ...