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Kamal P Nigam, Matthew F Hurst: Topical sentiments in electronically stored communications. Buzzmetrics an Israel Corporation, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, April 21, 2009: US07523085 (85 worldwide citation)

The present application presents methods for performing topical sentiment analysis on electronically stored communications employing fusion of polarity and topicality. The present application also provides methods for utilizing shallow NLP techniques to determine the polarity of an expression. The p ...


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Kamal P Nigam, Matthew F Hurst: Topical sentiments in electronically stored communications. Buzzmetrics, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, October 18, 2011: US08041669 (14 worldwide citation)

The present application presents methods for performing topical sentiment analysis on electronically stored communications employing fusion of polarity and topicality. The present application also provides methods for utilizing shallow NLP techniques to determine the polarity of an expression. The p ...


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Kamal P Nigam, Matthew F Hurst: Topical sentiments in electronically stored communications. Buzzmetrics, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, January 25, 2011: US07877345 (12 worldwide citation)

The present application presents methods for performing topical sentiment analysis on electronically stored communications employing fusion of polarity and topicality. The present application also provides methods for utilizing shallow NLP techniques to determine the polarity of an expression. The p ...


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Michael Gamon, Sumit Basu, Dmitriy A Belenko, Danyel A Fisher, Arnd C Konig, Matthew F Hurst: Providing context for web articles. Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, January 14, 2014: US08630972 (2 worldwide citation)

An overwhelming number of articles are available everyday via the internet. Unfortunately, it is impossible to peruse more than a handful, and it is difficult to ascertain an article's social context. The techniques disclosed herein address this problem by harnessing implicit and explicit contextual ...


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Matthew F Hurst, Tetsuya Nasukawa: Document processing method, system and medium. International Business Machines Corporation, Satheesh Kara, Louis Percello, David Aker, May 16, 2006: US07046847 (2 worldwide citation)

A technique for extracting a meaningful text block from a document where a table, an itemized list, a multiple column, etc., are arbitrarily laid out. A document is input which is laid out using blanks or the like, then a symbol is acquired which is associated with a spatial coordinate of the docume ...


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Dragos Manolescu, Matthew F Hurst: Social media guided authoring. Microsoft Technology Licensing, February 13, 2018: US09892103 (1 worldwide citation)

Techniques and systems for assisting an author in creating content for social media (e.g., blog posts, microblogs, tweets, etc.) are disclosed, wherein hints are provided to the author as a function of social media stored in a social media knowledge store. Social media is collected and stored in a s ...


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Alexey Maykov, Matthew F Hurst: Method and apparatus for web crawling. Microsoft Corporation, Steve Spellman, Jim Ross, Micky Minhas, April 29, 2014: US08712992

A method and system for retrieving data from a webpage is described herein. A scheduler organizes, or rather orders, a group of webpage identifiers according to some predetermined criteria. Based upon this ordering, a fetcher may be configured to fetch data from webpages identified by the identifier ...


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Matthew F Hurst, Tetsuya Nasukawa: Document processing method, system and medium. Perman & Green, February 7, 2002: US20020016796-A1

A technique for extracting a meaningful text block from a document where a table, an itemized list, a multiple column, etc., are arbitrarily laid out. A document is input which is laid out using blanks or the like, then a symbol is acquired which is associated with a spatial coordinate of the docume ...


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Kamal P Nigam, Matthew F Hurst: Topical sentiments in electronically stored communications. Taft Stettinius & Hollister, March 30, 2006: US20060069589-A1

The present application presents methods for performing topical sentiment analysis on electronically stored communications employing fusion of polarity and topicality. The present application also provides methods for utilizing shallow NLP techniques to determine the polarity of an expression. The p ...


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Alexey Maykov, Matthew F Hurst: Method and apparatus for web crawling. Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, September 30, 2010: US20100250516-A1

A method and system for retrieving data from a webpage is described herein. A scheduler organizes, or rather orders, a group of webpage identifiers according to some predetermined criteria. Based upon this ordering, a fetcher may be configured to fetch data from webpages identified by the identifier ...