Patent Number: 8,819,054

Title: Information processing apparatus, method for processing information, and storage medium

Abstract: There is provided a method including acquiring content distribution information with respect to a criterion denoted by an attribute of metadata supplied to the content, determining as an option, of a plurality of options, a candidate of a search condition to be added as a query related to the attribute, based on the distribution information, displaying a screen including the attribute and the option, and retrieving content from the candidate displayed in the displaying step based on an attribute value corresponding to an option of the plurality of options selected by a user.

Inventors: Abe; Ken-ichi (Saitama, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018