Computer based browsing computer program product, system and method

  • US 7,079,111 B2
  • Filed: 10/03/2002
  • Issued: 07/18/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/18/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A computer-readable medium whose contents cause a computer to perform an operation for displaying a portion of a set of information stored in a computer readable memory as a book image format, said portion corresponding to browsing commands output from a user-actuated browsing device, by performing the steps of:

  • arranging a set of information hosted on a computer into a set of books, each book of said set of books comprising a subset of said set of information;

    labeling each book with a respective portion of said subset of said set of information; and

    selecting a selected book from the set of books, said selecting step comprising,displaying said respective portions of said books as book document images comprising pages, said pages corresponding to said respective portions of said books,generating a command for moving through said pages,displaying an animated image of said pages of said book document being at least one of flipped, scrolled, slid and flashed, on a display, andselecting said book when one of said pages containing a predetermined portion of said book is displayed in said displaying step.

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