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Mithun Sheshagiri, Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Alan Messer: Contextual task recommendation system and method for determining users context and suggesting tasks. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, November 29, 2011: US08069422 (94 worldwide citation)

A system and method in a network of devices, which ascertains the user's context to suggest the most preferred task for the user to perform. User's context includes his/her location, the content he/she is interested in, the devices which are being used by him/her, and the devices and content allowed ...


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Priyang Rathod, Phuong Nguyen, Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Mithun Sheshagiri, Alan Messer: Method and system for extracting relevant information from content metadata. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, February 14, 2012: US08115869 (16 worldwide citation)

A method and system for extracting relevant information from content metadata is provided. User access to content is monitored. A set of extraction rules for information extraction is selected. Key information is extracted from metadata for the content based on the selected extraction rules. Additio ...


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Priyang Rathod, Mithun Sheshagiri, Phuong Nguyen, Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Alan Messer: Method and system for providing access to information of potential interest to a user. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, June 26, 2012: US08209724 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and system for providing access to information of potential interest to a user. Closed-caption information is analyzed to find related information on the Internet. User interactions with a TV which receives programming including closed-caption information are ...


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Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Mithun Sheshagiri, Priyang Rathod, Alan Messer: Method and system for suggesting search queries on electronic devices. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, May 8, 2012: US08176068 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and system implementing a process for suggesting search queries on an electronic device is provided. The process involves displaying terms related to content accessed by a user for selection by the user, obtaining one or more key terms related to a user-selected term, and displaying the one ...


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Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Mithun Sheshagiri, Alan Messer: Method and system for prioritizing tasks made available by devices in a network. Samsung Electronics, Kenneth L Sherman Esq, Michael Zarrabian Esq, Sherman & Zarrabian, August 13, 2013: US08510737 (11 worldwide citation)

A method and system that facilitates prioritization of tasks available through the devices in a home network. The tasks are user level descriptions of the high-level actions a user and underlying devices can perform. By prioritizing tasks for a user, the present invention aims to minimize the effort ...


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Mithun Sheshagiri, Alan Messer, Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Priyang Rathod: Method and system for automated invocation of device functionalities in a network. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, September 27, 2011: US08028283 (9 worldwide citation)

A method and system that enable an automatic invocation of device functionalities on devices in a network. Invocation mechanisms are provided to support heterogeneous invocation mechanisms including new invocation mechanisms. Invocation mechanisms using scripts can be added without the need for reco ...


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Simon J Gibbs, Bottyán Németh, Priyang Rathod, Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Mithun Sheshagiri, Phuong Nguyen: System and method for automatically rating video content. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, August 16, 2011: US08001561 (9 worldwide citation)

System and method for automatically rating the content of video media based on video operations performed on a media device and in reference to a plurality of rating rules are provided. Usage of the media device is continuously monitored and user actions with respect to operating the video media on ...


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Priyang Rathod, Mithun Sheshagiri, Simon J Gibbs, Anugeetha Kunjithapatham: Cliprank: ranking media content using their relationships with end users. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, September 6, 2011: US08015192 (8 worldwide citation)

A method of ranking pieces of media content is provided. Each of the plurality pieces of media content has at least one relationship with at least one user. Each of the users has at least one relationship with at least one of the pieces of media content. Weights are associated with each piece of med ...


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Alan Messer, Doreen Cheng, Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Phuong Nguyen, Priyang Rathod, Mithun Sheshagiri, Simon J Gibbs: Method and system for facilitating information searching on electronic devices. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, June 12, 2012: US08200688 (7 worldwide citation)

A method and system for facilitating information searching for a user of an electronic device is provided. Facilitating searches involves obtaining information about the user interests, identifying potential data of interest to the user, extracting data related to said data of interest to the user, ...


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Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Simon J Gibbs, Priyang Rathod, Phuong Nguyen, Mithun Sheshagiri: Semantic metadata creation for videos. Samsung Electronics, Beyer Law Group, March 27, 2012: US08145648 (5 worldwide citation)

A computing system creates and stores semantic metadata on content, such as videos, that enables efficient searching of the content. The existing metadata of a video file, for example, is examined and a keyword list is created. The processes used to derive the keyword list may depend on the type and ...