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1. (US09092510) Modifying search result ranking based on a temporal element of user feedback

Application Number: 11742447 Application Date: 30.04.2007
Publication Number: 09092510 Publication Date: 28.07.2015
Grant Number: 09092510 Grant Date: 28.07.2015
Publication Kind : B1
IPC:
G06F 17/30
G06F 7/00
G PHYSICS
06
COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
F
ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
17
Digital computing or data processing equipment or methods, specially adapted for specific functions
30
Information retrieval; Database structures therefor
G PHYSICS
06
COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
F
ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
7
Methods or arrangements for processing data by operating upon the order or content of the data handled
CPC:

Applicants: Robert J. Stets, Jr.
Google Inc.
Mark Andrew Paskin
Inventors: Robert J. Stets, Jr.
Mark Andrew Paskin
Agents: Fish & Richardson P.C.
Priority Data:
Title: (EN) Modifying search result ranking based on a temporal element of user feedback
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(EN)

In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in a method that includes: obtaining user feedback associated with quality of an electronic document; adjusting a measure of relevance for the electronic document based on a temporal element of the user feedback; and outputting the measure of relevance to a ranking engine for ranking of search results, including the electronic document, for a search for which the electronic document is returned. Obtaining the user feedback can include receiving user selections of documents presented by a document search service, the method can include evaluating the user selections in accordance with an implicit user feedback model to determine the measure of relevance, and adjusting the measure of relevance can include adjusting the measure of relevance in accordance with the implicit user feedback model.