US 7,702,665 B2 Apr. 20, 2010
METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR
EVALUATING SEMANTIC PROXIMITY
Inventors: Francois Huet, Santa Cruz, CA (US);
Gray Salmon Norton, Portola Valley,
Assignee: Colloquis, Inc., New York, NY (US)
Notice: Subject to any disclaimer, the term of this patent is extended or adjusted under 35 U.S.C. 154(b) by 225 days.
Filed: Jun. 14, 2006
Prior Publication Data
US 2006/0282257 Al Dec. 14, 2006
Related U.S. Application Data
Provisional application No. 60/690,302, filed on Jun. 14, 2005.
Methods and apparatus to evaluate the semantic proximity between reference free-form text entry and a candidate freeform text request.
7 Claims, 6 Drawing Sheets