Patent Number: 6,569,206

Title: Facilitation of hypervideo by automatic IR techniques in response to user requests

Abstract: Disclosed is a method and device for selecting documents, such as Web pages or sites, for presentation to a user, in response to a user expression of interest, during the course of presentation to the user of a document, such as a video or audio selection, whose content varies with time. The method takes advantage of information retrieval techniques to select documents related to the portion of the temporal document in which the user has expressed interest.

Inventors: Dey; Jayanta Kumar (Cambridge, MA), Ponte; Jay Michael (Waltham, MA)

Assignee: Verizon Laboratories Inc.

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101); G06F 015/00 ()

Expiration Date: 05/27/2020