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Reid M Anderson, Christian Herwarth Borgs, Jennifer Tour Chayes, Uriel Mordechai Feige, Abraham Flaxman, Adam Tauman Kalai, Seyed Vahab Mirrokni, Moshe Tennenholtz: Trust-based recommendation systems. Microsoft Corporation, August 2, 2011: US07991841 (9 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods that analyze aggregated item evaluation behavior of users, to suggest a recommendation for the item. An analysis component forms a collective opinion by taking as input votes of users and trusted relationships established therebetween, to output an evaluation and/or recommendatio ...


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Christian L Belady, James R Larus, Danny A Reed, Christian H Borgs, Jennifer Tour Chayes, Ilan Lobel, Ishai Menache, Hamid Nazerzadeh, Navendu Jain: Data center system that accommodates episodic computation. Microsoft Corporation, Steve Wight, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, September 30, 2014: US08849469 (6 worldwide citation)

A data center system is described which includes multiple data centers powered by multiple power sources, including any combination of renewable power sources and on-grid utility power sources. The data center system also includes a management system for managing execution of computational tasks by ...


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Reid Marlow Andersen, Christian Herwarth Borgs, Jennifer Tour Chayes, John E Hopcroft, Kamal Jain, Seyed Vahab Mirrokni, Amit Prakash, Shang Hua Teng: Locally computable spam detection features and robust pagerank. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, August 30, 2011: US08010482 (5 worldwide citation)

The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates reducing spam in search results. An interface can obtain web graph information that represents a web of pages. A spam detection component can determines one or more features based at least in part on the web graph informat ...


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Reid Marlow Andersen, Christian Herwarth Borgs, Jennifer Tour Chayes, Krishna C Gade, John E Hopcroft, Vahab Mirrokni, Shang Hua Teng: Local computation of rank contributions. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 7, 2013: US08438189 (1 worldwide citation)

The claimed subject matter relates to an architecture that can identify, store, and/or output local contributions to a rank of a vertex in a directed graph. The architecture can receive a directed graph and a parameter, and examine a local subset of vertices (e.g., local to a given vertex) in order ...


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Christian L Belady, James R Larus, Danny A Reed, Christian H Borgs, Jennifer Tour Chayes, Ilan Lobel, Ishai Menache, Hamid Nazerzadeh, Navendu Jain: Data center system that accommodates episodic computation. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Rainier Patents P S, February 6, 2018: US09886316

A data center system is described which includes multiple data centers powered by multiple power sources, including any combination of renewable power sources and on-grid utility power sources. The data center system also includes a management system for managing execution of computational tasks by ...


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Christian Herwarth Borgs, Michael Avraham Brautbar, Jennifer Tour Chayes, Brendan James Lucier: Determining influence in a network. MICROSOFT CORPORATION, Alin Corie, Sandy Swain, Micky Minhas, June 14, 2016: US09367879

An influence maximization process efficiently identifies an influential set of nodes with which to seed a diffusion process using the transposition of a graph representing the network. This approach offers an acceptable tradeoff between runtime complexity and accurate approximation. In addition, usi ...


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Bela S Bollobas, Jennifer Tour Chayes, Christian Herwarth Borgs, Oliver Maxim Riordan: Modeling directed scale-free object relationships. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, January 12, 2010: US07647215

Systems and methods for generating models of directed scale-free object relationships are described. In one aspect, a sequence of random numbers is generated. Individual ones of these random numbers are then selected over time to generate the directed scale-free object relationships as a graph based ...


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Kamal Jain, Jennifer Tour Chayes, Christian Herwarth Borgs: Ad targeting and/or pricing based on customer behavior. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, August 2, 2007: US20070179846-A1

The claimed subject matter can provide a mechanism that facilitates a new advertising and/or referral architecture in the Internet advertising space, e.g., for advertising on search engine web pages and/or on content web pages. A mechanism is provided for ad targeting and pricing based upon customer ...


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Kamal Jain, Christian Herwarth Borgs, Gary W Flake, Jennifer Tour Chayes, Mohammad Mahdian, Nicole S Immorlica: Designing hyperlink structures. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, August 30, 2007: US20070203789-A1

The subject disclosure pertains to an architecture that maximizes revenue of a website. In particular, the hyperlink structure between the web pages of a website can be designed to maximize the revenue generated from traffic on the website. That is, the set of hyperlinks placed on web pages is optim ...


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Jody David Biggs, Christian Herwarth Borgs, Jennifer Tour Chayes, Uriel M Feige, Kamal Jain, Ying Li, Christopher A Meek, Tarek Najm, Joshua T Goodman: Automatically generating content for presenting in a preview pane for ADS. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, March 1, 2007: US20070050253-A1

The user interfaces, methods and systems described herein facilitate user interaction with an ad space by conveying additional advertising content via a preview pane and facilitate automatically generating the content of the preview pane. By way of example, an electronic advertisement is conveyed to ...