US Patent No: 8,027,966 - Analytics, PDF, Full Text and PAIR Access

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Method and system for searching a multi-lingual database

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A system and method of searching a database in which documents of different languages are included. The system includes a synonym or keyword dictionary which is bi-directional and allows for translation of keywords between a first language and other languages. The translated words keywords for the document are stored in an inverted index which is then used for searching, either in a selected language, a second language or in all languages, as determined by the user. This use of multiple searching and a translated synonym dictionary avoids the need for translation of the entire document and avoids inaccuracies which may result from translations.

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATIONARMONK, NY42533

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Drissi, Youssef Ossining, US 44 850
Kim, Moon Ju Wappingers Falls, US 49 691
Kozakov, Lev Stamford, US 43 855
Leon, Rodriguez Juan Pleasant Valley, US 6 50

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