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Document clustering methods, document cluster label disambiguation methods, document clustering apparatuses, and articles of manufacture

United States Patent

7,636,730
December 22, 2009
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Document clustering methods, document cluster label disambiguation methods, document clustering apparatuses, and articles of manufacture are described. In one aspect, a document clustering method includes providing a document set comprising a plurality of documents, providing a cluster comprising a subset of the documents of the document set, using a plurality of terms of the documents, providing a cluster label indicative of subject matter content of the documents of the cluster, wherein the cluster label comprises a plurality of word senses, and selecting one of the word senses of the cluster label.
Sanfilippo; Antonio (Richland, WA), Calapristi; Augustin J. (West Richland, WA), Crow; Vernon L. (Richland, WA), Hetzler; Elizabeth G. (Kennewick, WA), Turner; Alan E. (Kennewick, WA)
Battelle Memorial Research (Richland, WA)
11/ 118,156
20060248053
April 29, 2005
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with Government support under contract DE-AC0676RLO1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.