06876997 is referenced by 201 patents and cites 60 patents.

A method of generating a search result list also provides related searches for use by a searcher. Search listings which generate a match with a search request submitted by the searcher are identified in a pay for placement database which includes a plurality of search listings. Related search listings contained in a related search database generated from the pay for placement database are identified as relevant to the search request. A search result list is returned to the searcher including the identified search listings and one or more of the identified search listings.

Title
Method and apparatus for indentifying related searches in a database search system
Application Number
9/575894
Publication Number
6876997 (B1)
Application Date
May 22, 2000
Publication Date
April 5, 2005
Inventor
Bradley R Haugaard
Monrovia
CA, US
Thomas A Soulanille
Pasadena
CA, US
Phillip G Rorex
Stevenson Ranch
CA, US
Agent
Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
Assignee
Overture Services
CA, US
IPC
G06F 153/00
G06F 017/30
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