Method and system for translingual translation of query and search and retrieval of multilingual information on a computer network

  • US 6,604,101 B1
  • Filed: 06/28/2000
  • Issued: 08/05/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/28/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for performing a contextual search and retrieval of documents in a computer network, comprising:

  • receiving through an input device, a query in a first language;

    processing said query to extract at least one content word from the query;

    performing dialectal standardization of the at least one content word extracted from the query;

    translating the at least one dialectally standardized content word into a second language through a translator;

    performing a contextual search in the second language based on the at least one translated content word, using a search engine in the second language; and

    obtaining the search results in the second language in the form of at least one of site names (URLs) and documents, satisfying a search criteria.

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