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Soumen Chakrabarti, Byron Edward Dom, David Andrew Gibson, Prabhakar Raghavan, Sridhar Rajagopalan, Shanmugasundaram Ravikumar, Andrew Tomkins: Method for interactively creating an information database including preferred information elements, such as preferred-authority, world wide web pages. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, March 12, 2002: US06356899 (273 worldwide citation)

A method for identifying, filtering, ranking and cataloging information elements; as for example, World Wide Web pages, of the Internet in whole, part, or in combination. The method is preferably implemented in computer software and features steps for enabling a user to interactively create an infor ...


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Soumen Chakrabarti, Byron Edward Dom, David Andrew Gibson, Prabhakar Raghavan, Sridhar Rajagopalan, Shanmugasundaram Ravikumar, Andrew Tomkins: Method for cataloging, filtering, and relevance ranking frame-based hierarchical information structures. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, December 25, 2001: US06334131 (169 worldwide citation)

A method for cataloging, filtering and ranking information, as for example, World Wide Web pages of the Internet. The method is preferably implemented in computer software and features steps for enabling a user to interactively create an information database including preferred information elements ...


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Soumen Chakrabarti, Byron Edward Dom, David Andrew Gibson, Prabhakar Raghavan, Sridhar Rajagopalan, Shanmugasundaram Ravikumar, Andrew Tomkins: Method for interactively creating an information database including preferred information elements, such as, preferred-authority, world wide web pages. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, January 1, 2002: US06336112 (46 worldwide citation)

A method for cataloging, filtering and ranking information, as for example, World Wide Web pages of the Internet. The method is preferably implemented in computer software and features steps for enabling a user to interactively create an information database including preferred information elements ...


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Cynthia Dwork, Simeon Naor, Shanmugasundaram Ravikumar, Dandapani Sivakumar: System and method for aggregating ranking results from various sources to improve the results of web searching. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D McSwain, March 6, 2007: US07188106 (45 worldwide citation)

A system and method for aggregating rankings from a plurality of ranking sources to generate a maximally consistent ranking by minimizing a distance measure. The ranking sources may be search engines executing queries on web pages that have been deliberately modified to cause an incorrect estimate o ...


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Prabhakar Raghavan, Sridhar Rajagopalan, Shanmugasundaram Ravikumar, Andrew S Tomkins: Method and system for trawling the World-wide Web to identify implicitly-defined communities of web pages. International Business Machines Corporation, Khanh Q Tran, Mark C McCabe, April 26, 2005: US06886129 (37 worldwide citation)

A method and system for identifying groups of pages of common interest from a collection of hyper-linked pages are disclosed. A plurality of community cores are identified from the collection where each core includes first and second sets of pages, and each page in the first set points to every page ...


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Marcus Felipe Fontoura, Vanja Josifovski, Shanmugasundaram Ravikumar, Christopher Olston, Benjamin Clay Reed, Andrew Tomkins: Formal language and translator for parallel processing of data. Yahoo, James J Woods, Mauriel Kapouytian & Treffert, April 5, 2011: US07921416 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention, in an example embodiment, provides a special-purpose formal language and translator for the parallel processing of large databases in a distributed system. The special-purpose language has features of both a declarative programming language and a procedural programming languag ...


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Uma Mahadevan, Shanmugasundaram Ravikumar, Dandapani Sivakumar: Computer system for identifying storylines that emerge from highly ranked web search results. International Business Machines Corporation, Gibb I P Law Firm, February 22, 2011: US07895196 (18 worldwide citation)

This disclosure provides a method of and service for searching for locations (e.g., web sites) on a network (e.g., the internet). The method begins by inputting a query from a user and searching the internet based on the query to produce search results (comprising web sites) in an order of relevance ...


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Micah Joel Dubinko, Shanmugasundaram Ravikumar, Joseph Andrew Magnani, Jasmine Novak, Prabhakar Raghavan, Andrew Tomkins: System and method for selecting object metadata evolving over time. Yahoo, Baker Botts L, June 15, 2010: US07739275 (11 worldwide citation)

An improved system and method for selecting and visualizing object metadata evolving over time is provided. An application may generate a visualization depicting the temporal evolution of metadata describing objects in an object store over a plurality of time intervals. The application may switch be ...


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Shanmugasundaram Ravikumar, Daniel M Shiffman, Dandapani Sivakumar: Method of searching. International Business Machines Corporation, Gibb & Rahman, April 14, 2009: US07519586 (10 worldwide citation)

A method of searching that comprises receiving a user query from a user. After receiving the user query, the method performs a search based on the user query to produce results that are ranked. The results comprise references to entities. The method contacts the entities to determine whether entitie ...


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Ran Canetti, Moses Samson Charikar, Sridhar Rajagopalan, Shanmugasundaram Ravikumar, Amit Sahai, Andrew S Tomkins: Non-transferable anonymous credentials. International Business Machines Corporation, Ramraj Soundararajan, IP Authority, May 22, 2007: US07222362 (10 worldwide citation)

An anonymous credential system which requires a user who is asserting a credential to have knowledge of the master key of the user who was originally granted that credential. In order for a user to transfer the ability to assert any one of their credentials to another user, they must also transfer t ...