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Stefan B Edlund, Michael L Emens, Reiner Kraft, Jussi Myllymaki, Shanghua Teng: Metadata search results ranking system. International Business Machines Corporation, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, April 6, 2004: US06718324 (380 worldwide citation)

A system and method of metadata search ranking is disclosed. The present invention utilizes a combination of popularity and/or relevancy to determine a search ranking for a given search result association. Given the exponential growth rate currently being experienced in the Internet community, the p ...


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Stefan B Edlund, Michael L Emens, Reiner Kraft, Jussi Myllymaki, Shanghua Teng: Metadata search results ranking system. International Business Machines Corporation, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, April 8, 2003: US06546388 (372 worldwide citation)

A method for presenting to an end-user the intermediate matching search results of a keyword search in an index list of information. The method comprising the steps of: coupling to a search engine a graphical user interface for accepting keyword search terms for searching the indexed list of informa ...


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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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Stefan B Edlund, Daniel Alexander Ford, Joann Ruvolo: Electronic calendaring system that automatically predicts calendar entries based upon previous activities. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Alison Mortinger Esq, Lacasse & Associates, August 5, 2003: US06603489 (104 worldwide citation)

An electronic calendaring system that automatically predicts calendar entries based upon previous activities. The system presents a user with an intelligent sequence of forms which query the user about events such as hotels for travel, attendees for meeting, etc. The initial information contained wi ...


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Stefan B Edlund, Matthias Eichstaedt, Donald Mark Eigler, Reiner Kraft: System and method for operating scientific instruments over wide area networks. International Business Machines Corporation, Gates & Cooper, July 4, 2000: US06085227 (100 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for operating remote devices over wide area networks such as the Internet. The system includes client computers for interacting with users to accept commands and display results, a proxy server computer for performing intermediate processing of command ...


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Joann Ruvolo, Stefan B Edlund, Daniel Alexander Ford: System and method for feeding e-mail with calendar data. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Alison D Mortinger Esq, Lacasse & Associates, August 5, 2003: US06604079 (53 worldwide citation)

Calendar entries provide for a wealth of information. For example, for a meeting, information such as the start date, subject, attendees, and location are provided. Yet, when writing a follow up e-mail, that's exactly the information a user has to copy/or cut and paste from the calendar entries ...


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Joann Ruvolo, Reiner Kraft, Stefan B Edlund, Michael Lawrence Emens, Daniel Alexander Ford: System and method for matching entities utilizing an electronic calendaring system. International Business Machines Corporation, Jacasse & Associates, Jaclyn A Schade, Leonard Guzman, December 20, 2005: US06978246 (21 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for an integrated matching service and calendaring system. Calendar events are utilized as a bridge between an electronic calendaring system and a matching service. A calendar event represents an activity, e.g., job opening, tennis match, bicycle race, etc., the requir ...


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Stefan B Edlund, Daniel A Ford, Joseph J Gebis, Qi Lu: Calendar desktop graphical user interface (GUI) for computer workstations, personal computers, and personal digital assistants. International Business Machines Corporation, Gibb I P Law Firm, Alison D Mortinger Esq, February 21, 2006: US07003735 (19 worldwide citation)

A structure and method for supplying a graphic user interface for a computer. The graphic user interface comprises a schedule having at least one time slot identifying at least one activity and at least one link associated with the activity. The link starts at least one computer program and opens a ...


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Stefan B Edlund, Jussi Petri Myllymaki: Relevance assessment for location information received from multiple sources. International Business Machines Corporation, Lacasse & Associates, Randy W Lacasse, Ramraj Soundararajan, January 18, 2005: US06845241 (12 worldwide citation)

Rather than attempting to compute an average position where the mobile object might reside, location reports are ranked according to their relevance using a combination of spatial, temporal, and associative factors. This is particularly beneficial when the number of location information sources is l ...


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Stefan B Edlund, Daniel Alexander Ford, Joann Ruvolo: System and method for scheduled events to subscribe to live information topics. International Business Machines Corporation, IP Authority, Ramraj Soundararajan, November 27, 2007: US07302643 (11 worldwide citation)

A calendar system stores and organizes materials related to scheduled events, to-dos, addresses, etc. and allows a user to browse a calendar and select entries for viewing. In addition, each entry is linked to any number of topics related to that entry and up-to-date information on these topics are ...