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1. (US09449105) User-context-based search engine

Pub. No.:    09449105    International Application No.:    13619839
Publication Date: Wed Sep 21 01:59:59 CEST 2016 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2012
IPC: G06F 17/30
G06F 17/00
Applicants: David C. Taylor
Google Inc.
Inventors: David C. Taylor
Title: User-context-based search engine

A method and apparatus for determining contexts of information analyzed. Contexts may be determined for words, expressions, and other combinations of words in bodies of knowledge such as encyclopedias. Analysis of use provides a division of the universe of communication or information into domains, and selects words or expressions unique to those domains of subject matter as an aid in classifying information. A vocabulary list is created with a macro-context (context vector) for each, dependent upon the number of occurrences of unique terms from a domain, over each of the domains. This system may be used to find information or classify information by subsequent inputs of text, in calculation of macro-contexts, with ultimate determination of lists of micro-contests including terms closely aligned with the subject matter.