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  1. Facebook on Graph Search Posts Index: 700 TB of Data & 100+ Ranking Factors

    Document data contains the post data Facebook uses to rank results, while the inverted index is more typical of a traditional search index, in that it goes through each post to determine which hypothetical search filters match.

  2. Bing's New Back-end: Cosmos and Tigers and Scope, Oh My

    Our software has to reliably reprocess billions of web documents every day, ensuring that every document gets crawled, joined with the appropriate datasets and then indexed with the correct features. Large scale batch processing using Dryad with a...

  3. Assembling Your Landing Page Optimization Dream Team, Part 4

    Your landing page optimization should be based on a formal written test plan document that defines the specific elements and values to be tested. Processing any new Web-based forms. Today, we'll look at the final three roles: the programmer, system...

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  4. New Search Patent Applications: October 6, 2006 - Google Takes Over the Patent Office

    The content may be obtained in response to viewing, editing, printing, emailing or other accessing and/or processing of the document. This next document looks instead at making it easier for advertisers to find people willing to help them with...

  5. New Search Patent Filings: August 27, 2006 - Google's Recommendations, IBM's Speedier Pagerank, Napster's Search

    Detecting so-called "navigation bars" (or "nav bars") in a (Web) document by determining whether or not nodes of a parse tree of the (Web) document are "anchor-heavy". The method comprises obtaining a plurality of documents, and determining a rank...

  6. New Search Patent Applications: August 1, 2006 - Microsoft Answers?

    A method includes finding content-rich text in a document by identifying areas of narrative in the document. The detector detects linguistic parameters which characterize narrative text in an input document and the content-rich text indicator...

  7. New Search Patent Applications: July 5, 2006 - Google Coming to a Shopping Mall Near You

    A method of integrating a new document into a corpus of documents is also provided. This next document looks at filtering search results based upon assigned categories for each of the results, comparisons of quality between them, and the use of...

  8. New Search Patents: June 8, 2006 - Stanford updates Pagerank Patent

    Introduces sliding scales for searchers, to choose which factors are most important to them in results returned by a search engine, including things such as inbound links to a page, readability, differently prioritized keywords, age of document...

  9. New Search Patent Applications: June 5, 2006 - Taking Care of Web Decay, Dead Links, and Parked Domains

    In a preferred embodiment, the text searching method in accordance with the present invention augments a conventional text search by using information on document relationships and metadata. The method and system provides a network of document...

  10. New Search Patents: May 3, 2006 - Microsoft and IBM Dominate with Recent Search Filings

    A computer-implemented method for processing documents in a document database includes generating an initial ranking of retrieved documents using an information retrieval system and based upon a user search query, and processing vocabulary words...

  11. Seven Recently Published Patent Applications from Microsoft Deal with Computation of Web Page Ranking, Calculating a Docments Importance, and Search Spam Detection and More

    Title: Method and system for calculating document importance using document classifications Abstract: Evaluating an electronic document in connection with a search. The first confidence level indicates a likelihood that the electronic document is...