Title

Apparatus, Method and Computer-Readable Medium That Assign Measure to an Item and Assist Location

SMC Author

Nada Attar

SMC Affiliated Work

1

Status

Faculty

School

School of Science

Department

Math/Computer Science

Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

8-31-2017

Publisher/Venue

Washington, D.C. : U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Description/Abstract

U.S. Patent Application No. US20170249364A1

A server, method, and computer-readable medium, the server including circuitry configured to receive a first item and a plurality of factors from an external device, prompt the external device to send a first set of factors, and a first set of ratings and a first set of weights to indicate importance of each of the first set of factors in locating the first item, compute a first weighted rating based on the first set of ratings and the first set of weights to generate a threshold that captures the importance of each of the first set of factors, conduct a search in a database of the server based on the first weighted rating, the first set of ratings and the first set of weights to locate at least one entity offering the first item, and transmit, via a network, the at least one entity to display on the external device.

Disciplines

Computer Sciences | Mathematics

Original Citation

Attar, Nada. “Apparatus, method and computer-readable medium that assign measure to an item and assist location.” U.S. Patent Application No. US20170249364A1. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, August 31, 2017.

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