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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7720852
APP PUB NO 20060242193A1
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11472792

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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, CA1803

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Dunning, Ted E San Diego, US 27 2739

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AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. (1)
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ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (3)
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LINKEDIN CORPORATION (2)
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GOOGLE INC. (1)
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