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A system for automatically creating and maintaining a database of information utilizing user opinions about subjects, particularly exceptional experiences. Described is an Internet system assisting/motivating a population of users interested in information about certain categories of subjects to automatically maintain the database content and to improve the usefulness and quality of the database information without any substantial management by the website owner-manager. The user opinions are primarily in the form of both comments and ratings about which natural-language terms best describe a particular subject, enabling user searches of the subject database to be by way of preferred such descriptive natural-language terms, which terms are further preferred to be evaluative and approving.

Title
System for creating and maintaining a database of information utilizing user opinions
Application Number
9/782873
Publication Number
7143089 (B2)
Application Date
February 10, 2001
Publication Date
November 28, 2006
Inventor
Jeffrey T Zywicki
Scottsdale
AZ, US
Craig P Thompson
Glendale
AZ, US
Rachael A Thomas
Phoenix
AZ, US
Connie Riffel
Phoenix
AZ, US
Flori N Parham
Chandler
AZ, US
Cory Osborn
Tempe
AZ, US
Andrew F Mason
Phoenix
AZ, US
Richard W Hill
Scottsdale
AZ, US
Gregory J Petras
Phoenix
AZ, US
Agent
Martin L Stoneman
Stoneman Law Offices
Assignee
Involve Technology
AZ, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
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