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Rex A Flynn, Peter G Anick: System for reconstructing prior versions of indexes using records indicating changes between successive versions of the indexes. Digital Equipment Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, September 13, 1994: US05347653 (778 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing an historical perspective into a database of information objects through an efficient method and apparatus for versioning information objects stored in a database as well as an index representative of the information objects is disclosed. The latest versions of e ...


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Peter G Anick, Alastair Gourlay, John Thrall: Systems and methods for interactive search query refinement. Overture Services, Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner, September 20, 2005: US06947930 (313 worldwide citation)

A received query is processed so as to generate an initial group of ranked documents corresponding to the received query. Each document in all or a portion of the documents in the initial group of ranked documents is associated with a respective set of ranked candidate terms such that each candidate ...


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Peter G Anick, Suzanne O Artemieff: Method and apparatus for efficient morphological text analysis using a high-level language for compact specification of inflectional paradigms. Digital Equipment Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, December 12, 1995: US05475587 (163 worldwide citation)

A language syntax defines statement forms for statements that describe the inflectional morphology of the natural language. A set of language statements that follow a language syntax to describe the inflectional morphology of the natural language is accepted as input into to a computer. Rule stateme ...


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Peter G Anick, Jeffrey D Brennan, Rex A Flynn, Bryan Alvey, David R Hanssen, Jeffrey M Robbins: Direct manipulation interface for Boolean information retrieval. Digital Equipment Corporation, Ronald E Myrick, Barry N Young, Ronald C Hudgens, December 29, 1992: US05175814 (143 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus that translates a natural language query into a Boolean expression to be used to search a database. The Boolean expression is displayed on a screen so that the user can alter the Boolean expression using a mouse or similar input device and re-execute the search. The manipulati ...


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Peter G Anick, Rex A Flynn: Method and apparatus for integrating a dynamic lexicon into a full-text information retrieval system. Digital Equipment Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, October 5, 1993: US05251316 (87 worldwide citation)

An information retrieval system including a plurality of indices representative of information stored in the information retrieval system and a dynamic lexicon is disclosed. The system includes memory having a database stored therein, the database being logically divided to include the plurality of ...


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Peter G Anick, Suzanne O Artemieff: Method and apparatus for efficient morphological text analysis using a high-level language for compact specification of inflectional paradigms. Digital Equipment Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, September 24, 1996: US05559693 (54 worldwide citation)

A language syntax defines statement forms for statements that describe the inflectional morphology of the natural language. A set of language statements that follow the language syntax to describe the inflectional morphology of the natural language is accepted as input into to a computer. Rule state ...


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Peter G Anick, Alastair Gourlay, John Thrall: Systems and methods for interactive search query refinement. Steven S Rubin, Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner, September 23, 2004: US20040186827-A1

A received query is processed so as to generate an initial group of ranked documents corresponding to the received query. Each document in all or a portion of the documents in the initial group of ranked documents is associated with a respective set of ranked candidate terms such that each candidate ...


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Peter G Anick, Alastair Gourlay, John Thrall: Systems and methods for interactive search query refinement. Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner, January 12, 2006: US20060010126-A1

A received query is processed so as to generate an initial group of ranked documents corresponding to the received query. Each document in all or a portion of the documents in the initial group of ranked documents is associated with a respective set of ranked candidate terms such that each candidate ...