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Stefan B Edlund, Michael Lawrence Emens, Reiner Kraft, Peter Chi Shing Yim: Labeling and describing search queries for reuse. International Business Machines Corporation, David A Hall, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, November 19, 2002: US06484162 (205 worldwide citation)

A system and method associates a label and description with a search query such that the query, label, and description can be stored in a shared query repository so that queries can be retrieved by multiple users for reuse. The shared query repository can be searched, so that an appropriate query ca ...


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Reiner Kraft, Michael Lawrence Emens, Peter Chi Shing Yim: System and method for providing a session query within the context of a dynamic search result set. International Business Machines Corporation, Samuel A Kassatly, October 14, 2003: US06633867 (125 worldwide citation)

A computer program product is provided as a session search system and associated method that provide a novel type of query referred to as “session query”. In the context of a session query, a user issues a search query using, for example, a web-based form. This query is processed immediately by the ...


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Michael Lawrence Emens, Reiner Kraft, Peter Chi Shing Yim: Distributed metadata searching system and method. International Business Machines Corporation, James C Pintner, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, August 13, 2002: US06434548 (102 worldwide citation)

A system and method of distributed metadata searching is disclosed. The present invention permits an extension of the searching and retrieval functions of existing Internet web search engines by utilizing computational resources embodied in user computer systems and search browsers. By distributing ...


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Michael L Emens, Reiner Kraft, Peter Chi Shing Yim: Software and method for recognizing similarity of documents written in different languages based on a quantitative measure of similarity. International Business Machines Corporation, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, February 11, 2003: US06519557 (86 worldwide citation)

A system for identifying different language versions of the same structured format document (e.g., HTML web page) detects the language of the two documents and translates one or both into a preferred language if necessary, parses the two candidate documents and builds two hierarchical data structure ...


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Reiner Kraft, Peter Chi Shing Yim: System and method for automatically conducting and managing surveys based on real-time information analysis. International Business Machines Corporation, Delio & Peterson, Leonard T Guzman, June 28, 2005: US06912521 (42 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and technique for initiating, conducting, and managing real-time surveys, in the context of a real-time discourse, such as Internet chat, to provide dynamic, real-time survey results. A surveyor initiates a survey by filling out an electronic form which is pro ...


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Michael L Emens, Reiner Kraft, Peter Chi Shing Yim: Method for reducing search results by manually or automatically excluding previously presented search results. International Business Machines Corporation, Kelly Reynolds, Alison D Mortinger, DeLio & Peterson, November 26, 2002: US06487553 (40 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus which enables a user to streamline the number of results presented to the user during a search session most typically performed over the Internet. The present invention allows the user to select specific results from a search result set which are to be excluded and are not to ...


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Robert Charles Leah, David Mallenby, John Kurt Muller, Peter Chi Shing Yim: Dynamically updating map projections. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Brian J Teague, June 21, 2016: US09373272

Embodiments of the invention may provide the ability to dynamically create and update map projections to reduce the spatial distortion in a desirable way for a specific map view. For example, as a map view is changed, a new central meridian may be selected and a new map projection may be created bas ...


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Robert Charles Leah, David Mallenby, John Kurt Muller, Peter Chi Shing Yim: Dynamically updating map projections. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Brian J Teaque, August 16, 2016: US09418575

Embodiments of the invention may provide the ability to dynamically create and update map projections to reduce the spatial distortion in a desirable way for a specific map view. For example, as a map view is changed, a new central meridian may be selected and a new map projection may be created bas ...


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Reiner Kraft, Peter Chi Shing Yim: System and method for automatically conducting and managing surveys based on real-time information analysis. International Business Machines Corporation, Delio & Peterson, December 12, 2002: US20020188777-A1

The present invention provides a system and technique for initiating, conducting, and managing real-time surveys, in the context of a real-time discourse, such as Internet chat, to provide dynamic, real-time survey results. A surveyor initiates a survey by filling out an electronic form which is pro ...


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Srinivas J Coimbatore, Amy H Dewar, Robert C Leah, Nicholas E Poore, Peter Chi Shing Yim: Web-based content abstraction based on platform agnostic containers able to be exported to platform specific, user customizable portal pages. International Business Machines Corporation, Patents On Demand Pa IBM Rsw, March 5, 2009: US20090063502-A1

The present invention discloses a solution for adding user specified content to a customized portal. In the solution, URL addressable content can be selected from a user specified Web source. A platform agnostic container can be established for the content. A user selected portal platform can be det ...