Method and apparatus for constructing and maintaining a user knowledge profile

  • US 6,421,669 B1
  • Filed: 07/12/2000
  • Issued: 07/16/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/18/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of constructing an entity profile including first and second portions having different access restrictions, the method including:

  • automatically assigning a confidence level to content within an electronic document associated with a first entity, the content being potentially descriptive of the first entity;

    if the confidence level assigned to the content is less than a predetermined threshold, then automatically rejecting the content for inclusion within the entity profile; and

    if the confidence level assigned to the content exceeds the predetermined threshold, then automatically including content within the first portion of the entity profile, and automatically presenting the content to the first entity for authorization by the first entity for inclusion of the content within the second portion of the entity profile, wherein the first and second portions of the entity profile have different access restrictions with respect to a second entity.

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