US Patent No: 7,720,852

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Information retrieval engine

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A system, method, and computer program product retrieve information associated with the signals. The information retrieval can be performed on a signal by quantizing the signal, forming words, and indexing based on weights of the words. The words are formed by grouping letters together to form a number of words within predetermined threshold values. The weights of the words are determined using a binomial log likelihood ratio analysis. The present invention may be applied to identification of an unknown song.

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EXCALIBUR IP, LLCSUNNYVALE, CA1753

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Dunning, Ted E San Diego, US 27 2608

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