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Mark Kantrowitz: Method and apparatus for efficient identification of duplicate and near-duplicate documents and text spans using high-discriminability text fragments. Justsystem Corporation, The Webb Law Firm, December 20, 2005: US06978419 (220 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a computer-assisted method for finding duplicate or near-duplicate documents or text spans within a document collection by using high-discriminability text fragments. Distinctive features of the documents or text spans are identified. For each pair of documents or text spans with at lea ...


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Mark Kantrowitz: Method for identifying the language of individual words. JustSystem Corporation, Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson P C, September 18, 2001: US06292772 (130 worldwide citation)

The method of recognizing the language of a single word as to spelling and grammar correction (e.g., identifying the appropriate language resources on a document, paragraph, sentence or even individual word basis), the automatic invocation of transliteration software based on the language of the wor ...


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Mark Kantrowitz: Method and apparatus for analyzing affect and emotion in text. Justsystem Corporation, Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson P C, September 16, 2003: US06622140 (115 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a computer-assisted method for classifying a text document according to emotion and affect. A score is assigned to each affect term in the document. An affect score is computed for the document from the scores for each affect term. The document is then classified in accordance with the ...


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Mark Kantrowitz, Shumeet Baluja: Method for rule-based correction of spelling and grammar errors. Justsystem Corporation, Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson P C, September 9, 2003: US06618697 (106 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method which does not require a stored dictionary for correcting spelling errors in a sequence of words comprises storing a plurality of spelling rules defined as regular expressions for matching a potentially illegal n-gram which may comprise less than all letters in the word ...


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Michael J Witbrock, Mark Kantrowitz, Vibhu O Mittal: Method and apparatus for rapidly producing document summaries and document browsing aids. Justsystem Corporation, Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson P C, June 17, 2003: US06581057 (35 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a computer-assisted method for generating a summary of or a browsing aid for a document. At an index creation time, information that is relevant to at least one dummy query and is necessary to compile at least one temporary summary for the summary or browsing aid is extracted from a doc ...


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Mark Kantrowitz: System for minimizing the cost of post-treatment follow-up and diagnostic tests. MK Consulting, The Webb Law Firm, April 21, 2009: US07523043 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for determining an optimized surveillance schedule of follow-up diagnostic tests and doctor visits considers the tradeoff between timely detection of relapse and the cost of the diagnostic procedures. Determining subsequent testing dates for detection of a disease includes the steps of: a.) ...


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Mark Kantrowitz: System for minimizing the cost and maximizing the effectiveness of monitoring for recurrence of a condition. MK Consulting, The Webb Law Firm, August 17, 2010: US07778847

A method for determining an optimized surveillance schedule of follow-up diagnostic tests and doctor visits considers the tradeoff between timely detection of relapse and the cost of the diagnostic procedures. A method for generating a surveillance schedule for monitoring a recurrence of a condition ...


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Mark Kantrowitz, Ray Pelletier, Evan Bernstein: Method and apparatus for learning from user self-corrections, revisions and modifications. Richard L Byrne, Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson PC, October 24, 2002: US20020156816-A1

Disclosed is a computer-assisted method for learning from a user's manipulations to text in a document. Changes are made to current text resulting in transformed text. Based on the changes, a rule is devised. The rule is saved for future use. An apparatus for performing this computer-assisted method ...


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Mark Kantrowitz: Method for minimizing the cost of post-treatment follow-up and diagnostic tests. MK Consulting, Richard L Byrne, October 6, 2005: US20050222868-A1

A method for determining an optimized surveillance schedule of follow-up diagnostic tests and doctor visits considers the tradeoff between timely detection of relapse and the cost of the diagnostic procedures. Determining subsequent testing dates for detection of a disease includes the steps of: a.) ...


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Mark Kantrowitz: Method for Minimizing the Cost of Post-Treatment Follow-Up and Diagnostic Tests. MK Consulting, The Webb Law Firm PC, July 9, 2009: US20090177491-A1

A method for determining an optimized surveillance schedule of follow-up diagnostic tests and doctor visits considers the tradeoff between timely detection of relapse and the cost of the diagnostic procedures. A method for generating a surveillance schedule for monitoring a recurrence of a condition ...