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Jeffrey Bruce Lotspiech, Kevin Snow McCurley: System for encrypting broadcast programs in the presence of compromised receiver devices. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, David A Hall, September 12, 2000: US06118873 (171 worldwide citation)

A digital broadcast system provides secure transmission of digital programs to in-home digital devices even when some of the devices are unauthorized. A matrix of device keys S.sub.j,i is provided, wherein "i" is a key index variable indicating a position in a key dimension of the matrix and "j" is ...


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Ronald Fagin, Kevin Snow McCurley, Jasmine Novak, Shanmugasundram Ravikumar, Dandapani Sivakumar, John Anthony Tomlin, David Paul Williamson: System, method and service for ranking search results using a modular scoring system. International Business Machines Corporation, Samuel A Kassatly, August 14, 2007: US07257577 (115 worldwide citation)

A modular scoring system using rank aggregation merges search results into an ordered list of results using many different features of documents. The ranking functions of the present system can easily be customized to the needs of a particular corpus or collection of users such as an intranet. Rank ...


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Matthew Denesuk, Daniel Frederick Gruhl, Kevin Snow McCurley, Joerg Meyer, Sridhar Rajagopalan, Andrew S Tomkins, Jason Yeong Zien: Data store for knowledge-based data mining system. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, January 31, 2006: US06993534 (38 worldwide citation)

In a data mining system, data is gathered into a data store using, e.g., a Web crawler. The data is classified into entities and stored into underlying vertical and horizontal tables respectively representing miner outputs and entities that can be the subjects of indexing. Data miners use rules to p ...


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Nadav Eiron, Kevin Snow McCurley, John Anthony Tomlin: System and method for ranking nodes in a network. International Business Machines Corporation, Samuel A Kassatly, July 31, 2007: US07251654 (14 worldwide citation)

A dangling web page processing system ranks dangling web pages on the web. The system ranks dangling web pages of high quality that cannot be crawled by a crawler. In addition, the system adjusts ranks to penalize dangling web pages that return errors when links on the dangling web pages are crawled ...


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Clifford Vernon Harris, Jeffrey Thomas Kreulen, Vikas Krishna, Kevin Snow McCurley, Sami Nicole Rollins, Hovey Raymond Strong Jr, Neelakantan Sundaresan: Method for allowing simple interoperation between backend database systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Jose Gutman, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, August 29, 2006: US07099891 (12 worldwide citation)

According to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, a bridging system (100) and method provides a way of linking two independent data systems by receiving a dataset from a source data system. The bridging system (100) translates the dataset from a source schema to a target schema according ...


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Jeffrey Bruce Lotspiech, Kevin Snow McCurley: System for encrypting broadcast programs in the presence of compromised receiver devices. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, November 18, 2003: US06650753 (12 worldwide citation)

A digital broadcast system provides secure transmission of digital programs to in-home digital devices even when some of the devices are unauthorized. A matrix of device keys S


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Soumen Chakrabarti, Byron Edward Dom, David Andrew Gibson, Kevin Snow McCurley, Martin Henk van den Berg: Method and system for distributed autonomous maintenance of bidirectional hyperlink metadata on the web and similar hypermedia repository. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, September 4, 2007: US07266762 (11 worldwide citation)

A Web server stores a table of Web page inlinks. When a Web page is accessed and a user wants to access other pages related to the accessed page, the user requests the table of inlinks, and from it generates a list of sibling links to the accessed page, the sibling links being outlinks of one or mor ...


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Matthew Denesuk, Daniel Frederick Gruhl, Kevin Snow McCurley, Sridhar Rajagopalan, Andrew S Tomkins: Knowledge-based data mining system. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, March 7, 2006: US07010526 (8 worldwide citation)

In a data mining system, data is gathered into a data store using, e.g., a Web crawler. The data is classified into entities. Data miners use rules to process the entities and append respective keys to the entities representing characteristics of the entities as derived from expert rules embodied in ...


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Matthew Denesuk, Daniel Frederick Gruhl, Kevin Snow McCurley, Sridhar Rajagopalan, Andrew S Tomkins: Knowledge-based data mining system. International Business Machines Corporation, July 3, 2012: US08214391 (6 worldwide citation)

In a data mining system, data is gathered into a data store using, e.g., a Web crawler. The data is classified into entities. Data miners use rules to process the entities and append respective keys to the entities representing characteristics of the entities as derived from rules embodied in the mi ...


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Nadav Eiron, Kevin Snow McCurley, John Anthony Tomlin: System and method and computer program product for ranking logical directories. International Business Machines Corporation, Samuel A Kassatly, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, December 9, 2008: US07464076 (3 worldwide citation)

A logical directory ranking system ranks documents or web pages utilizing logical directories. The present system groups together compound documents as a single information node with one or more leaves, constructing a logical directory graph. URLs can be grouped at a level of granularity below an in ...