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Raymond E Ozzie, Eric J Horvitz, William H Gates, Joshua T Goodman, Susan T Dumais, Gary W Flake, Trenholme J Griffin, Xuedong D Huang, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Christopher A Meek: Desktop search from mobile device. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, January 3, 2008: US20080005057-A1

Content management architecture for a portable wireless device. Caching and fetching techniques are provided to improve content handling for portable devices such as cellular telephones and portable computers. A search component automatically performs searches as a background process, and potentiall ...


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Susan T Dumais, Kyle G Peltonen, Anoop Gupta, Bradly A Brunell, William H Gates, Gary W Flake, Ramez Naam, Eric J Horvitz, Xuedong D Huang, John C Platt, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Trenholme J Griffin, Joshua T Goodman: Context-based search, retrieval, and awareness. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, January 3, 2008: US20080005067-A1

A system that incorporates a user context into a computer-based search is provided. To establish the context, the innovation can identify information about a user state or context via a variety of sources and sensors. The state/context information can be used to filter, arrange and/or rank search re ...


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Susan T Dumais, Kyle G Peltonen, Anoop Gupta, Bradly A Brunell, William H Gates, Gary W Flake, Ramez Naam, Eric J Horvitz, Xuedong D Huang, John C Platt, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Trenholme J Griffin, Joshua T Goodman: Context-based search, retrieval, and awareness. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, January 3, 2008: US20080005068-A1

A system that incorporates a user context into a computer-based search is provided. To establish the context, the innovation can identify information about a user state or context via a variety of sources and sensors. The state/context information can be used to filter, arrange and/or rank search re ...


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Christopher D Payne, Eric J Horvitz, Alexander G Gounares, Susan T Dumais, Kyle G Peltonen, Gary W Flake, Xuedong D Huang, William H Gates, John C Platt, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Joshua T Goodman, Christopher A Meek, Ramez Naam, Raymond E Ozzie, Eric D Brill: Entity-specific search model. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, January 3, 2008: US20080005069-A1

A system that employs an explicitly and/or implicitly trained model in order to return entity-specific computer-based search results is provided. The innovation can provide for a customized search model that focuses search in connection with achieving information that is meaningful with respect to g ...


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Gary W Flake, William H Gates, Trenholme J Griffin, Eric J Horvitz, Joshua T Goodman, Surajit Chaudhuri, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Kenneth A Moss: Search guided by location and context. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, January 3, 2008: US20080005071-A1

The subject disclosure pertains to web searches and more particularly toward influencing resultant content to increase relevancy. The resultant content can be influenced by reconfiguring a query and/or filtering results based on user location and/or context information (e.g., user characteristics/pr ...


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Christopher A Meek, Eric J Horvitz, Joshua T Goodman, Gary W Flake, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Anoop Gupta, Ramez Naam, Kenneth A Moss, William H Gates, John C Platt, Trenholme J Griffin, Bradly A Brunell: Search engine that identifies and uses social networks in communications, retrieval, and electronic commerce. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, January 3, 2008: US20080005072-A1

Architecture that monitors interaction data (e.g., search queries, query results and click-through rates), and provides users with links to other users that fall into similar categories with respect to the foregoing monitored activities (e.g., providing links to individuals and groups that share com ...


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Christopher A Meek, Eric J Horvitz, Joshua T Goodman, Gary W Flake, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Anoop Gupta, Ramez Naam, Kenneth A Moss, William H Gates, John C Platt, Trenholme J Griffin, Bradly A Brunell: Data management in social networks. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, January 3, 2008: US20080005073-A1

Architecture that monitors interaction data (e.g., search queries, query results and click-through rates), and provides users with links to other users that fall into similar categories with respect to the foregoing monitored activities (e.g., providing links to individuals and groups that share com ...


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Gary W Flake, William H Gates, Eric J Horvitz, Joshua T Goodman, Surajit Chaudhuri, Trenholme J Griffin, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Kenneth A Moss: Search over designated content. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, January 3, 2008: US20080005074-A1

The subject disclosure pertains to web searches and more particularly toward influencing resultant content to increase relevancy. The resultant content can be influenced by reconfiguring a query and/or filtering results based on user location and/or context information (e.g., user characteristics/pr ...


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Eric J Horvitz, William H Gates, Joshua T Goodman, Bradly A Brunell, Gary W Flake, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Kenneth A Moss, Raymond E Ozzie, John C Platt: Intelligently guiding search based on user dialog. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, January 3, 2008: US20080005075-A1

Provided is mechanism for guiding computer searches (e.g. web, Internet, intranet . . . ). Machine learning and reasoning mechanisms are employed together with a search engine to facilitate intelligent guidance of queries and results based on a query and responses to computer generated inquires. Als ...


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Christopher D Payne, Eric J Horvitz, Alexander G Gounares, Susan T Dumais, Kyle G Peltonen, Gary W Flake, Xuedong D Huang, William H Gates, John C Platt, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Joshua T Goodman, Christopher A Meek, Ramez Naam, Raymond E Ozzie, Eric D Brill: Entity-specific search model. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, January 3, 2008: US20080005076-A1

A system that employs an explicitly and/or implicitly trained model in order to return entity-specific computer-based search results is provided. The innovation can provide for a customized search model that focuses search in connection with achieving information that is meaningful with respect to g ...



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