Information system and method for filtering a massive flow of information entities to meet user information classification needs

  • US 5,867,799 A
  • Filed: 04/04/1996
  • Issued: 02/02/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/04/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for information filtering in a computer system receiving a data stream from a computer network, the data stream having raw informons being of interest to a user, the method comprising the steps of:

  • a. providing a dynamic informon characterization having a plurality of profiles encoded therein, the plurality of profiles including an adaptive content profile and an adaptive collaboration profile;

    b. adaptively filtering the raw informons responsive to the dynamic informon characterization, producing a proposed informon thereby;

    c. presenting the informon to the user;

    d. receiving feedback data from the user, responsive to the proposed informon; and

    e. updating the dynamic informon characterization by adapting at least one of the adaptive content profile and the adaptive collaboration profile responsive to the feedback data.

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