Replacing text representing a concept with an alternate written form of the concept

  • US 7,831,423 B2
  • Filed: 05/25/2006
  • Issued: 11/09/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/25/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented method for use with a document tangibly stored in a first computer-readable medium, the method comprising:

  • (A) accessing the first computer-readable medium to identify a first phrase within the document, the first phrase representing a first written form of a concept;

    (B) identifying a two-way mapping between the first phrase and a second phrase tangibly stored in a second computer-readable medium, the second phrase representing a second written form of the concept;

    (C) replacing the first phrase with the second phrase in the document on the first computer-readable medium;

    (D) after (C), replacing the second phrase with the first phrase in the document on the first computer-readable medium;

    (E) before (C), receiving an instruction from a user to modify the first phrase;

    wherein (C) is performed in response to receipt of the instruction; and

    wherein the instruction does not include the second phrase.

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