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Igor Roizen, Keith A Dutton: Search ranking estimation. Shopzilla, Philip H Albert, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, July 27, 2010: US07765178 (22 worldwide citation)

A searcher can be configured to improve relevance ranking of search results through iterative weighting of search ranking results. A Search Auto Categorizer (SAC) operates on a base query to return a probabilistic distribution of leaf categories of a taxonomy in which relevant products may reside. A ...


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Igor Roizen, Keith A Dutton: Search ranking estimation. Shopzilla, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, September 13, 2011: US08019744 (17 worldwide citation)

A searcher can be configured to improve relevance ranking of search results through iterative weighting of search ranking results. A Search Auto Categorizer (SAC) operates on a base query to return a probabilistic distribution of leaf categories of a taxonomy in which relevant products may reside. A ...


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Igor Roizen, Keith A Dutton: Word deletion for searches. Shopzilla, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, January 4, 2011: US07865495 (10 worldwide citation)

A searcher can be configured to improve search results through the use of intelligent word deletion. A search auto categorizer (SAC) operates on the original query and returns a list of leaf categories and a distribution of probabilities among the leaf categories. The original query is parsed into w ...


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Keith A Dutton, Igor Roizen, Sanford J Ganz: Federation for parallel searching. Shopzilla, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 31, 2011: US07953723 (9 worldwide citation)

A search engine can be configured to improve search times by implementing a parallel computing architecture. The index is split across a plurality of independent search nodes. A query is communicated to each of the parallel nodes and the query is searched in each independent node. The results from e ...


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Igor Roizen, Wojciech Jawor, Keith Dutton: Usage based query response. Shopzilla, Frost Brown Todd, April 23, 2013: US08428948 (5 worldwide citation)

It is possible to provide meaningful responses to queries using systems which consider usage of words in the queries when analyzing those queries and determining what information is possibly relevant. This approach can be applied in online shopping systems by identification of nouns or noun phrases ...


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Igor Roizen, Wojciech Jawor, Keith Dutton: Usage based query response. Shopzilla, Frost Brown Todd, April 23, 2013: US08428933 (3 worldwide citation)

It is possible to provide meaningful responses to queries using systems which consider usage of words in the queries when analyzing those queries and determining what information is possibly relevant. This approach can be applied in online shopping systems by identification of nouns or noun phrases ...


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Keith A Dutton, Igor Roizen, Sanford J Ganz: Federation for parallel searching. Shopzilla, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 23, 2013: US08429147 (3 worldwide citation)

A search engine can be configured to improve search times by implementing a parallel computing architecture. The index is split across a plurality of independent search nodes. A query is communicated to each of the parallel nodes and the query is searched in each independent node. The results from e ...


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Igor Roizen, Keith A Dutton: Search ranking estimation. Shopzilla, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, June 25, 2013: US08473477

A searcher can be configured to improve relevance ranking of search results through iterative weighting of search ranking results. A Search Auto Categorizer (SAC) operates on a base query to return a probabilistic distribution of leaf categories of a taxonomy in which relevant products may reside. A ...


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Igor ROIZEN, Keith A Dutton: Word Deletion for Searches. Shopzilla, March 31, 2011: US20110078130-A1

A searcher can be configured to improve search results through the use of intelligent word deletion. A search auto categorizer (SAC) operates on the original query and returns a list of leaf categories and a distribution of probabilities among the leaf categories. The original query is parsed into w ...