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Gregory T Grefenstette, James G Shanahan: System for automatically generating queries. Xerox Corporation, August 17, 2004: US06778979 (245 worldwide citation)

A system generates a query using an entity extractor, a categorizer, a query generator, and a short run aspect vector. The entity extractor identifies a set of entities in selected document content for searching information related thereto using an information retrieval system. The categorizer defin ...


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James G Shanahan, Gregory T Grefenstette, Christer Fernstrom, Laurence Hubert: Meta-document management system with user definable personalities. Xerox Corporation, May 4, 2004: US06732090 (197 worldwide citation)

A system operates using meta-documents which include document content associated with one or more personalities. Each personality is associated with a set of document service requests. Users are provided different techniques for creating personalities and modifying existing personalities. These tech ...


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James G Shanahan, Gregory T Grefenstette: Document-centric system with auto-completion. Xerox Corporation, November 16, 2004: US06820075 (168 worldwide citation)

An information space is created using a document. Entities from the document and its information space are used to create a database of entities. An auto-completion system uses contextual information surrounding a fragment from the document to formulate a query. The query is used to identify a set o ...


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Gregory T Grefenstette, James G Shanahan: System for propagating enrichment between documents. Xerox Corporation, August 9, 2005: US06928425 (93 worldwide citation)

A system provides a plurality of controls for enriching the content of a meta-document. A meta-document includes document content and personalities that describe enrichment themes. The system is adapted to automatically, with user settable constrains, determine whether to propagate enrichment betwee ...


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Gregory T Grefenstette, James G Shanahan: Meta-document management system with document identifiers. Xerox Corporation, October 16, 2007: US07284191 (87 worldwide citation)

A personality that identifies enrichment themes of a document is associated with a reading or mobile computing device. In one embodiment, a personality is associated with a document reference reading device and attached to each document reference recorded by the document reference reading device. Th ...


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James G Shanahan, Gregory T Grefenstette: Meta-document management system with transit triggered enrichment. Xerox Corporation, October 3, 2006: US07117432 (40 worldwide citation)

In a document enrichment system, device buttons can be programmed to associate a number of personalities to the buttons on the device. These associations may be stored locally on the device. When the device with the programmed personality is activated on the device, the document produced is sent to ...


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James G Shanahan: Fuzzy text categorizer. Xerox Corporation, March 15, 2005: US06868411 (40 worldwide citation)

A text categorizer classifies a text object into one or more classes. The text categorizer includes a pre-processing module, a knowledge base, and an approximate reasoning module. The pre-processing module performs feature extraction, feature reduction, and fuzzy set generation to represent an unlab ...


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James G Shanahan, Norbert Roma, David A Evans: Method and apparatus for adjusting the model threshold of a support vector machine for text classification and filtering. Clairvoyance Corporation, Blaney Harper, Jones Day, April 8, 2008: US07356187 (24 worldwide citation)

An information need can be modeled by a binary classifier such as support vector machine (SVM). SVMs can exhibit very conservative precision oriented behavior when modeling information needs. This conservative behavior can be overcome by adjusting the position of the hyperplane, the geometric repres ...


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Gregory T Grefenstette, James G Shanahan: System for automatically generating queries. Xerox Corporation, August 3, 2010: US07769757 (20 worldwide citation)

A method, system and article of manufacture therefor, are disclosed for automatically generating a query from document content.


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Gregory T Grefenstette, James G Shanahan: System for automatically generating queries. Xerox Corporation, July 10, 2012: US08219557 (8 worldwide citation)

A method, system and article of manufacture therefor, are disclosed for automatically generating a query from document content.



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