Patent Number: 8,577,882

Title: Method and system for searching multilingual documents

Abstract: A method, system and computer program product for searching multilingual documents. The method includes the steps of: receiving a search request based on at least one language; searching a first relevant document using the search request where the first relevant document (1) is written in a first language and (2) has a first image; finding a second relevant document having a second image which is similar to the first image and is written in a second language; and searching a second relevant document using the search request.

Inventors: Bao; Shenghua (Beijing, CN), Chen; Jian (Beijing, CN), Su; Zhong (Beijing, CN), Wang; Dong (Beijing, CN)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017