Patent Number: 7,788,088

Title: Natural language interaction with large databases

Abstract: A method includes applying at least one tag to at least one data element stored in a database the tag having at least one associated rule, utilizing the at least one associated rule to generate at least one variant of the data element, and storing the at least one variant in the database.

Inventors: Ablondi; William J. (New York, NY), Goel; Vaibhava (Elmsford, NY), Jan; Ea-Ee (Ardsley, NY), Maison; Benoit Emmanuel (Wavre, BE), Quinn; Jerome L. (North Salem, NY), Visweswariah; Karthik (Briarcliff Manor, NY)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 17/27 (20060101); G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018