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A study of query reformulation for patent prior art search with partial patent applications

Mohamed Reda Bouadjenek, Scott Sanner, Gabriela Ferraro
2015 Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law - ICAIL '15  
To assess the trade-offs among all of these pre-application prior art search strategies, we comparatively evaluate a variety of partial application search and query reformulation methods.  ...  has focused on patent search with queries representing partial applications.  ...  Centre of Excellence program.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2746090.2746092 dblp:conf/icail/BouadjenekSF15 fatcat:wskuk4az7nhuzdj76lngufvg6a

Patent Retrieval: A Literature Review [article]

Walid Shalaby, Wlodek Zadrozny
2017 arXiv   pre-print
With the ever increasing number of filed patent applications every year, the need for effective and efficient systems for managing such tremendous amounts of data becomes inevitably important.  ...  PR is a subfield of Information Retrieval (IR) which is concerned with developing techniques and methods that effectively and efficiently retrieve relevant patent documents in response to a given search  ...  Moreover, IPC filtering wouldn't be possible when only partial patent application is available for prior art search. Mahdabi et al.  ... 
arXiv:1701.00324v1 fatcat:u5w55z4cj5cwbii5s55rjvegvi

Formulating Simple Structured Queries Using Temporal and Distributional Cues in Patents

Le Zhao, James P. Callan
2009 Text Retrieval Conference  
It raises the concern that just the citations included in query patents can be a biased and incomplete set of relevance judgements for the prior art task.  ...  can be very different from the prior art task (finding patents that invalidates the query patent).  ...  In the real world, the prior art search scenario starts with a query patent, usually a full patent with priority dates, claims, full content of the patent and citations.  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/ZhaoC09 fatcat:vl4btoypnrckpkf6hnf6zogwiq

ARIZ85 and Patent-driven Knowledge Support

Niccolò Becattini, Yuri Borgianni, Gaetano Cascini, Federico Rotini
2015 Procedia Engineering  
An illustrative experiment sheds light on the relevance of control parameters as input terms for the definition of search queries aimed at retrieving patents sharing the same physical contradiction of  ...  Further on, an initial proposal is advanced to structure the retrieval of relevant information from patent sources currently not supported by existing methodologies and software applications, so as to  ...  Some search strategies included also the indication of the International Patent Classification pertaining the household appliances as a criterion for formulation of the query, in a way varying from 1-digit  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2015.12.391 fatcat:woxz4b4p6bdlrcyohjewh7yicm

A patent system ontology for facilitating retrieval of patent related information

Siddharth Taduri, Gloria T. Lau, Kincho H. Law, Jay P. Kesan
2012 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance - ICEGOV '12  
Although a great deal of legal and scientific information is now available online, the scattered distribution of the information, combined with the enormous sizes and complexities, makes any attempt to  ...  Information pertaining to IP for science and technology is siloed into many diverse sources and consists of laws, regulations, patents, court litigations, scientific publications, and more.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research is partially supported by NSF Grant Number 0811975 awarded to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NSF Grant Number 0811460 to Stanford University.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2463728.2463760 dblp:conf/icegov/TaduriLLK12 fatcat:iiwju6j3rncxpfnrnfvni6ncxm

Visualization Enhanced Semantic Wikis for Patent Information

Mark Giereth, Thomas Ertl
2008 2008 12th International Conference Information Visualisation  
patent information, e.g. patent rating, linking with prior art, reviews, translations, discussions, etc.  ...  In this paper we present a new approach for using semantic wikis for collaborative patent search and annotation.  ...  Currently the aspects of patent rating, linking with prior art, reviews, and general comments and discussions are considered.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iv.2008.50 dblp:conf/iv/GierethE08 fatcat:cz7ann2dnvc3tkzdgkquh6gwbi

Preliminary study into query translation for patent retrieval

Charles Jochim, Christina Lioma, Hinrich Schütze, Steffen Koch, Thomas Ertl
2010 Proceedings of the 3rd international workshop on Patent information retrieval - PaIR '10  
We expand monolingual patent queries with their translations, using both a domain-specific patent dictionary that we extract from the patent collection, and a general domain-free dictionary.  ...  This multilinguality of patent collections offers opportunities for improving patent retrieval. In this work we exploit these opportunities by applying query translation to patent retrieval.  ...  We would also like to thank Fabienne Braune and Alexander Fraser for their contribution to the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1871888.1871899 fatcat:clcg3cewmrhy3pop5pan63zhga

Using the Web to Construct Taxonomy for a Heterogeneous Community of Practice

I. Taksa, A. Spink
2006 Third International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG'06)  
to formulate a search query.  ...  This paper presents an innovative, collaborative approach to building taxonomy for a particular domain, populating it with Web content and sharing it among members of the community of practice.  ...  When searching numerous national and international databases to formulate prior art preparers worry about patents in foreign languages, while the scientists respond with research in cross-language or multilingual  ... 
doi:10.1109/itng.2006.137 dblp:conf/itng/TaksaS06 fatcat:oouq3yufvrf2ljfe5v52oveq2m

A new method for extracting knowledge from patents to inspire designers during the problem-solving phase

Ulises Yosafat Valverde, Jean-Pierre Nadeau, Dominique Scaravetti
2017 Journal of engineering design  
Then, using the initial keywords recovered we form a group of queries with which to search for new concepts by means of the existing search tool.  ...  propose a computational method that exploits patents in order to support patent lawyers in getting a faster and fresh snapshot of the space of prior art, and even points to patents most relevant to a proposed  ...  EMULSION(S) ENTRY globule of gas drib foaming colloid inlet globule dribleƞ roth substance entrance bead fizz mixture Disclosure statement No potential conflict of interest was reported  ... 
doi:10.1080/09544828.2017.1316361 fatcat:wd7iwjlgmzaathrxxnlhe3qvde

Passage retrieval in legal texts

Paolo Rosso, Santiago Correa, Davide Buscaldi
2011 The Journal of Logic and Algebraic Programming  
In this paper, we adapted the JIRS passage retrieval system to work with three kinds of legal texts: treaties, patents and contracts, studying the issues related with the processing of this kind of information  ...  In particular, we studied how a passage retrieval system might be linked up to automated analysis based on logic and algebraic programming for the detection of conflicts in contracts.  ...  The work of the second author has been possible thanks to a scholarship funded by Maat Gknowledge in the framework of the project with the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia Módulo de servicios semánticos  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jlap.2011.02.001 fatcat:a54ajhkapbcyfijewi4i2oiixe

Knowledge based Approach for Formulating TRIZ Contradictions

Tiziano Montecchi, Davide Russo
2015 Procedia Engineering  
All those strategies have been implemented in a knowledge management tool called KOM, working as an automatic patent searching engine based on a functional oriented search.  ...  Each initial inventive situation has to be formulated in terms of contradictions in order to use the most effective tool for problem solving provided by the TRIZ theory.  ...  KOM application In this case study, the authors present an application of KOM for the steps (1) defining the initial situation A in terms of EP1 and (2) searching the system B that can satisfy EP1.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2015.12.440 fatcat:y53ab3y5xjfpzouooeqiq3x5li

Multi-field query expansion is effective for biomedical dataset retrieval

Mohamed Reda Bouadjenek, Karin Verspoor
2017 Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation  
In the context of patent prior art search which involves finding previously granted patents that may be relevant to a new patent application, the query is often an entire document with hundreds or thousands  ...  In (33) , the authors proposed to study several query reduction techniques and their impact on the task of patent prior art search.  ...  Appendix The list of the queries given as test for the bioCADDIE challenge is given inTable A5. means the concept is present in the query, (-) means the concept is not present in the query.  ... 
doi:10.1093/database/bax062 pmid:29220457 pmcid:PMC5737205 fatcat:qvnv56bcx5bunoadvulz3gnrxm

Mining Hidden Populations through Attributed Search [article]

Suhansanu Kumar, Heting Gao, Changyu Wang, Hari Sundaram, Kevin Chen-Chuan Chang
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Our proposed sampler outperforms the state-of-the-art samplers in online experiments, for example by 54% on Twitter.  ...  Researchers often query online social platforms through their application programming interfaces (API) to find target populations such as people with mental illness De-Choudhury2017 and jazz musicians  ...  For example, the queryable attributes such as category, subcategory and class of a patent cannot be used to search for authors with a specific nationality (hidden property).  ... 
arXiv:1905.04505v1 fatcat:woavlvneizbo7dnq7y5akli2xu

RLIRank: Learning to Rank with Reinforcement Learning for Dynamic Search

Jianghong Zhou, Eugene Agichtein
2020 Proceedings of The Web Conference 2020  
, advancing the state of the art for dynamic search.  ...  Then, we implement a new Learning to Rank (LTR) model for each iteration of the dynamic search, using a recurrent Long Short Term Memory neural network (LSTM), which estimates the gain for each next result  ...  INTRODUCTION In complex search tasks, such as prior art patent search, users require both high relevance of the documents returned, and the coverage of multiple perspectives on the topics.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3366423.3380047 dblp:conf/www/ZhouA20 fatcat:hivnsj2zlbdkjcbnhttmc3gh4y

Exploiting Ontology Based Search and EHR Interoperability to Facilitate Clinical Trial Design [chapter]

Anastasios Tagaris, Vassiliki Andronikou, Efthymios Chondrogiannis, George Tsatsaronis, Michael Schroeder, Theodora Varvarigou, Dionysios-Dimitrios Koutsouris
2014 Annals of Information Systems  
inclusion/exclusion criteria specification, intelligent search through a wide range of databases, clinical findings and background knowledge, and automated estimation of eligible patient population at  ...  To the best of our knowledge, and to date, the PONTE platform is the first paradigm of an automated system that can effectively guide clinical trials protocol design, by linking data with drug, target  ...  Reformulating these variables allows one to calculate the number of study patients needed to detect a clinically important effect size with acceptable power.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-06844-2_3 fatcat:2wzn2qrapjhv3pchtpx5dn73gq
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