Patent Number: 7,788,269

Title: Integration of predefined multi-dimensional and flexibly-ordered dynamic search interfaces

Abstract: A method, computer program product, and system for integrating faceted and predefined multi-dimensional search interfaces are provided. The method, computer program product, and system provide for displaying a first set of results from a search request in a faceted search interface and a second set of results from the search request in a predefined multi-dimensional search interface, and responsive to a user action in the predefined multi-dimensional search interface affecting a scope of the search request, synchronizing the faceted search interface with changes in the predefined multi-dimensional search interface without requiring a separate user action in the faceted search interface.

Inventors: Behnen; Marion (Austin, TX), Jin; Qi (San Jose, CA), Pfahl; Timo (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018