Patent Number: 8,219,577

Title: Apparatus and method product for presenting recommended information

Abstract: A recommended information presentation apparatus, including a display unit which displays text data, an extraction unit which extracts keyword candidates from the text data, a storage unit which stores semantic attributes of the keyword candidates, semantic attribute rules which contain scoring criteria for semantic attributes, descriptive phrases describing the keyword candidates and descriptive phrase rules which contain scoring criteria for descriptive phrases. The scores of the keyword candidates are calculated by a selection unit based on the semantic attribute rules and descriptive phrase rules and the highest scoring keyword candidates are selected as keywords. The selected keyword is used to search an information database by a search unit which also receives the search results which are displayed on the display unit by a control unit as recommended information with regards to the text information.

Inventors: Nakano; Wataru (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Suzuki; Masaru (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Tsutsui; Hideki (Kanagawa-ken, JP)

Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-07-10 0:00:00