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Wen Syan Li: Advanced web bookmark database system. NEC Corporation, Sughrue Mion PLLC, April 20, 2004: US06725227 (368 worldwide citation)

An advanced bookmark database system provides query, re-organization, information sharing, view, and access control capabilities to manage bookmarks. In one embodiment of the bookmark database system of the present invention, HTML document parsing, keyword extraction, and HTML/VRML document generati ...


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Wen Syan Li, Quoc Vu: System for personalizing, organizing and managing web information. NEC Corporation, Sughrue Mion PLLC, October 7, 2003: US06631496 (349 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a hypermedia database for managing bookmarks, which allows a user to organize hypertext documents for querying, navigating, sharing and viewing. In addition, the hypermedia database also provides access control to the information in the database. The hypermedia databas ...


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Wen Syan Li, Kasim Selouk Candan, Divyakant Agrawal: System and method for intelligent caching and refresh of dynamically generated and static web content. NEC Corporation, Foley & Lardner, July 8, 2003: US06591266 (252 worldwide citation)

A system for updating Web pages stored in cache based on modifications to data stored in a database is disclosed. The system for updating stored Web pages may be part of a larger system having a database management system for storing data used to generate Web pages. The database management system is ...


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Wen Syan Li, K Selcuk Candan: Method and apparatus for facilitating query reformulation. NEC USA, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, January 16, 2001: US06175829 (248 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for verifying a query to provide feedback to users for query reformulation. By utilizing selectivity statistics for semantic and visual characteristics of image objects, query verification “examines” user queries and allows users to reformulate queries through system feedback. ...


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Wen Syan Li: Supporting web-query expansion efficiently using multi-granularity indexing and query processing. NEC USA, Sughrue Mion PLLC, November 12, 2002: US06480843 (189 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for efficient query expansion using reduced size indices and for progressive query processing. Queries are expanded conceptually, using semantically similar and syntactically related words to those specified by the user in the query to reduce the chances of missing relevant do ...


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Vishal Singh Batra, Wen Syan Li: Web services database cluster architecture. International Business Machines Corporation, Gibb I P Law Firm, March 23, 2010: US07685131 (144 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed configuring of clustered web services nodes accessing a common database, including implementing a data virtualization layer at each node to abstract an instance of the database from a web service application. In one embodiment, at each node is performed creating a first, data virt ...


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Wen Syan Li, Kasim Selcuk Candan, Divyakant Agrawal: Method and apparatus for intelligent network bandwidth and system resource utilization for web content fetch and refresh. NEC Corporation, Foley & Lardner, March 2, 2004: US06701316 (124 worldwide citation)

A content delivery services provider is disclosed for directing the at least one proxy server to pre-fetch content from the at least one content provider original site using an optimum pre-fetch bandwidth allocation value. The content delivery services provider is part of a system for storing and de ...


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Wen Syan Li, Kasim S Candan: Semantic and cognition based image retrieval. NEC USA, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, July 27, 1999: US05930783 (122 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method for searching and retrieving images contained within a database of images in which both semantic and cognitive methodologies are utilized. The method accepts a semantic and cognitive description of an image to be searched from a user, and successively refines the search ...


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Wen Syan Li: System and method for efficient content delivery using redirection pages received from the content provider original site and the mirror sites. NEC Corporation, Foley & Lardner, September 28, 2004: US06799214 (119 worldwide citation)

A content delivery system is disclosed. The content delivery system includes a content provider original site configured for communicating with end users over at least one communication network. The content delivery system also includes a memory accessible by the content provider original site for i ...


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Quoc Vu, Wen Syan Li, Edward Chang: Personalized navigation trees. NEC USA, Sughrue Mion PLLC, May 21, 2002: US06393427 (100 worldwide citation)

A method for constructing and maintaining a navigation tree based on external document classifiers is provided. In one embodiment, based on the returned category labels from the classifiers, a navigation tree is constructed by taking usability and user preferences into consideration. Control paramet ...



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