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Shamim A Alpha, Garrett Kaminaga, Paul Dixon: Combined database index of unstructured and structured columns. Oracle International, McDonald Hopkins Co LPA, December 27, 2005: US06980976 (35 worldwide citation)

A database management system and method provides access to a data table having structured data and unstructured data. A user interface allows a user to issue instructions to the database management system such as to build an index based on the structured and unstructured data and to search the data ...


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Shamim A Alpha: Methods and systems for determining a language of a document. Oracle International Corporation, McDonald Hopkins Co LPA, March 13, 2007: US07191116 (25 worldwide citation)

A system and method for determining the language of an unknown document is provided. For a set of candidate languages, a negative assumption is set for each candidate language that the document is not that language and the system attempts to prove the negative assumption is wrong. If the negative as ...


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Shamim A Alpha: Method and system for response time optimization of data query rankings and retrieval. Oracle International Corporation, McDonald Hopkins Co LPA, September 20, 2005: US06947920 (17 worldwide citation)

A method and system for optimizing response time for data query rankings and retrieval is provided. In response to a received search query that contains one or more terms, an information retrieval system identifies a candidate set of documents that match any of the terms. Terms are assigned a term w ...


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Shamim A Alpha: Linguistically aware link analysis method and system. Oracle International, McDonald Hopkins Co LPA, March 7, 2006: US07010527 (10 worldwide citation)

A method and system for determining relevance rankings for pages identified in a search query is provided. In response to the search query, an information retrieval system identifies candidate pages/documents from a network that potentially match the search query. A relevance ranking system determin ...


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Shamim A Alpha: Method and system of language detection. Oracle International, Kraguljac & Kalnay, July 12, 2011: US07979266 (4 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, computer-readable media and other embodiments are provided for automatically determining a language of a document from a set of candidate languages. In one embodiment, a system includes a logic for setting an assumption value associated with each of the languages of the set of cand ...


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Ciya Liao, Shamim A Alpha: Spelling correction with liaoalphagrams and inverted index. Oracle International, Kraguljac & Kalnay, December 21, 2010: US07856598 (3 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, media, and other embodiments associated with (non)contiguous n-gram based spell correction are described. One exemplary system embodiment includes logic for creating contiguous and non-contiguous trigrams, logic for creating an inverted index relating trigrams and the words from wh ...


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Ciya Liao, Shamim A Alpha: Document ranking with sub-query series. Oracle International, Kraguljac & Kalnay, December 7, 2010: US07849077 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, media, and other embodiments associated with ranking documents by providing a search engine with a series of sub-queries generated from an original query are described. One example system includes input logic for receiving a query. The example system may include a relaxation logic ...


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Shamim A Alpha: Method and system of language detection. Oracle International Corporation, Mcdonald Hopkins Co Lpa, June 7, 2007: US20070129934-A1

Systems, methods, computer-readable media and other embodiments are provided for automatically determining a language of a document from a set of candidate languages. In one embodiment, a system includes a logic for setting an assumption value associated with each of the languages of the set of cand ...


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Shamim A Alpha, Garrett Kaminaga, Paul Dixon: Combined database index of unstructured and structured columns. Petar Kraguljac, Benesch friedlander Coplan & Aronoff, February 13, 2003: US20030033275-A1

A database management system and method provides access to a data table having structured data and unstructured data. A user interface allows a user to issue instructions to the database management system such as to build an index based on the structured and unstructured data and to search the data ...


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Shamim A Alpha: Linguistically aware link analysis method and system. Petar Kraguljac, Benesch Fiedlander Coplan & Aronoff, March 27, 2003: US20030061214-A1

A method and system for determining relevance rankings for pages identified in a search query is provided. In response to the search query, an information retrieval system identifies candidate pages/documents from a network that potentially match the search query. A relevance ranking system determin ...