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Dwayne E Bowman, Ruben E Ortega, Michael L Hamrick, Joel R Spiegel, Timothy R Kohn: System and method for refining search queries. Amazon com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 2, 2001: US06169986 (331 worldwide citation)

A search engine is disclosed which suggests related terms to the user to allow the user to refine a search. The related terms are generated using query term correlation data which reflects the frequencies with which specific terms have previously appeared within the same query. The correlation data ...


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Bowman Dwayne E, Ortega Ruben E, Hamrick Michael L, Spiegel Joel R, Kohn Timothy R: System and method for refining search queries. Amazon Com, June 6, 2001: EP1104567-A1

A search engine is disclosed which suggests related terms to the user to allow the user to refine a search. The related terms are generated using query term correlation data which reflects the frequencies with which specific terms have previously appeared within the same query. The correlation data ...


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Bowman Dwayne E, Ortega Ruben E, Hamrick Michael L, Spiegel Joel R, Kohn Timothy R: Dispositif et procede pour affiner des interrogations de recherche, System and method for refining search queries. Amazoncom, A9com, FETHERSTONHAUGH & CO, December 23, 1999: CA2334792

A search engine is disclosed which suggests related terms to the user to allow the user to refine a search. The related terms are generated using query term correlation data which reflects the frequencies with which specific terms have previously appeared within the same query. The correlation data ...


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Bowman Dwayne E, Ortega Ruben E, Hamrick Michael L, Spiegel Joel R, Kohn Timothy R: System and method for refining search queries. Amazoncom, ALTMAN Daniel E, December 23, 1999: WO/1999/066427

A search engine is disclosed which suggests related terms to the user to allow the user to refine a search. The related terms are generated using query term correlation data which reflects the frequencies with which specific terms have previously appeared within the same query. The correlation data ...


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Bowman Dwayne E, Ortega Ruben E, Hamrick Michael L, Spiegel Joel R, Kohn Timothy R: System and method for refining search queries. Amazon Com, November 8, 2007: JP2007-293896

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a search query method for improving searching by assisting a user in a computer system realizing a search engine.SOLUTION: The search query method includes: a step in which search queries transmitted to a search engine by a plurality of users and data about the users ...



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