07461064 is referenced by 39 patents and cites 191 patents.

Provided are a method, system, and program for searching documents for ranges of numeric values. Document identifiers for documents are accessed, wherein the documents include at least one value that is a member of a set of values. A number of posting lists are generated. Each posting list is associated with a range of consecutive values within the set of values and includes document identifiers for documents having values within the range of consecutive values associated with the posting list. Each document identifier is associated with one value in the set of values included in the document identified by the document identifier. The generated posting lists are stored.

Title
Method for searching documents for ranges of numeric values
Application Number
10/949473
Publication Number
7461064 (B2)
Application Date
September 24, 2004
Publication Date
December 2, 2008
Inventor
Jason Yeong Zien
San Jose
CA, US
Runping Qi
Cupertino
CA, US
Ronny Lempel
Haifa
IL
Marcus Felipe Fontoura
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Konrad Raynes & Victor
David W Victor
Assignee
International Buiness Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
G06F 7/00
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