Patent Number: 7,827,175

Title: Framework reactive search facility

Abstract: A search request from a user is received wherein the search request comprises a search framework profile and at least one search term. An accumulated result set of identifiers is generated wherein each identifier within the set of identifiers facilitates access to a corresponding unit of information in a data store, and wherein the corresponding unit of information comprises the at least one search term. The identifiers of the accumulated result set are ranked in accordance with the degree of affinity of each of the corresponding units of information to the search framework profile to form a final result set. The final result set is then delivered to the user.

Inventors: Plow; Gregory M. (Gilroy, CA), Pourmirzaie; Farrokh E. (San Jose, CA), Kraft; Reiner (Gilroy, CA)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 17/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00