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Semiotic indexing of digital resources

United States Patent

8,903,825
December 2, 2014
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A method of classifying a plurality of documents. The method includes steps of providing a first set of classification terms and a second set of classification terms, the second set of classification terms being different from the first set of classification terms; generating a first frequency array of a number of occurrences of each term from the first set of classification terms in each document; generating a second frequency array of a number of occurrences of each term from the second set of classification terms in each document; generating a first similarity matrix from the first frequency array; generating a second similarity matrix from the second frequency array; determining an entrywise combination of the first similarity matrix and the second similarity matrix; and clustering the plurality of documents based on the result of the entrywise combination.
Parker; Charles T. (East Lansing, MI), Garrity; George M. (Okemos, MI)
NamesforLife LLC (East Lansing, MI)
13/ 478,973
20130013603
May 23, 2012
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH This invention was made with government support under STIR contract numbers DE-FG02-07ER86321 and DE-FG02-04ER63933 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.