Patent Number: 6,434,573

Title: Method for effective indexing of partially dynamic documents

Abstract: A method more efficiently indexes dynamic documents. The method adjusts the frequency with which dynamic documents are retrieved taking into account the extent to which the document varies between its most recent retrievals. Furthermore, the method selects portions of the document to be indexed based on the substance of the differences between recently retrieved copies.

Inventors: Jacobson; Guy (Bridgewater, NJ), Krishnamurthy; Balachander (Chatham, NJ), Srivastava; Divesh (Summit, NJ)

Assignee: AT&T Corp.

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101); G06F 017/30 ()

Expiration Date: 08/13/2019