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Number: 707/5
Name: Data processing: database and file management or data structures > Database or file accessing > Query processing (i.e., searching) > Query augmenting and refining (e.g., inexact access)
Description: Subject matter directed to methods of expanding or limiting access to and retrieval of data or files by techniques including fuzzy search, ranking or weighing, relevance, thesaurus, and concept retrieval.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7523095 System and method for generating refinement categories for a set of search results Apr. 21, 2009
7523031 Information processing apparatus and method capable of processing plurality type of input information Apr. 21, 2009
7519608 Secure virtual data warehousing system and method Apr. 14, 2009
7519605 Systems, methods and computer readable media for performing a domain-specific metasearch, and visualizing search results therefrom Apr. 14, 2009
7519595 Method and system for adaptive categorial presentation of search results Apr. 14, 2009
7519590 Method and system for performing phrase/word clustering and cluster merging Apr. 14, 2009
7519589 Method and apparatus for sociological data analysis Apr. 14, 2009
7519588 Keyword characterization and application Apr. 14, 2009
7519587 Method, system, apparatus, program code, and means for determining a relevancy of information Apr. 14, 2009
7519586 Method of searching Apr. 14, 2009
7519580 Search criteria control system and method Apr. 14, 2009
7519578 Ubiquitous search framework Apr. 14, 2009
7519576 Integrated user interface mechanism for recursive searching and selecting of items Apr. 14, 2009
7516418 Automatic tracking of user data and reputation checking Apr. 7, 2009
7516146 Fast adaptive document filtering Apr. 7, 2009
7516131 Method and apparatus for ranking-based information processing Apr. 7, 2009
7516130 Matching engine with signature generation Apr. 7, 2009
7516129 Method of indexing digitized entities in a data collection to facilitate searching Apr. 7, 2009
7516123 Page rank for the semantic web query Apr. 7, 2009
7516120 Decision support implementation for workflow applications Apr. 7, 2009
7512678 Information provider Mar. 31, 2009
7512666 Global network of web card systems and method thereof Mar. 31, 2009
7512609 Methods, apparatus, and data structures for annotating a database design schema and/or indexing annotations Mar. 31, 2009
7512602 System, method and computer program product for performing unstructured information management and automatic text analysis, including a search operator functioning as a weighted and (WAND) Mar. 31, 2009
7512601 Systems and methods that enable search engines to present relevant snippets Mar. 31, 2009
7512600 Use of multi-join operator and rules as framework for join tree processing in database systems Mar. 31, 2009
7512592 System and method of XML query processing Mar. 31, 2009
7512588 Architecture to enable search gateways as part of federated search Mar. 31, 2009
7512587 Efficient computation of web page rankings Mar. 31, 2009
7509315 Managing URLs Mar. 24, 2009
7509314 Document retrieval system recognizing types and values of numeric search conditions Mar. 24, 2009
7509313 System and method for processing a query Mar. 24, 2009
7509312 Method and apparatus for managing peer-to-peer search results Mar. 24, 2009
7509310 Online relocation of LDAP entries and subtrees in distributed directory environment Mar. 24, 2009
7505977 Method for dynamically updating a websheet configuration Mar. 17, 2009
7505969 Product placement engine and method Mar. 17, 2009
7505968 Evaluating the relevance of documents and systems and methods therefor Mar. 17, 2009
7505964 Methods and systems for improving a search ranking using related queries Mar. 17, 2009
7505958 Metadata management for a data abstraction model Mar. 17, 2009
7505956 Method for classification Mar. 17, 2009
7505922 Method and apparatus for utilizing a unique transaction code to update a magazine subscription over the internet Mar. 17, 2009
7502788 Method for retrieving constant values using regular expressions Mar. 10, 2009
7502786 Visual method and apparatus for enhancing search result navigation Mar. 10, 2009
7502783 User interface for conducting a search directed by a hierarchy-free set of topics Mar. 10, 2009
7502780 Information storage and retrieval Mar. 10, 2009
7502730 Method and apparatus for federated understanding Mar. 10, 2009
7502547 Signal recording/reproducing apparatus and recording/reproducing method, signal reproducing apparatus and reproducing method, and program Mar. 10, 2009
7500260 Motion video indexing mechanism for athlete recruiting architecture Mar. 3, 2009
7499934 Method for linking documents Mar. 3, 2009
7499921 Streaming mechanism for efficient searching of a tree relative to a location in the tree Mar. 3, 2009

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