This Google patent lists Larry Page (Lawrence E. Page) as an inventor and is directed towards scoring links in a document. Mr. Page was awarded U.S. Patent 8127220 entitled “Scoring links in a document” on February 28, 2012. The utility patent has been cited 5 times by other U.S. patents in the field of computer technology and in other fields.
A system modifies documents to aid users in determining which of the entries in the documents to choose. The system identifies a document that includes one or more entries. The system determines a score for each of the entries and modifies the identified document, or entries in the identified document, based on the determined scores. The system then provides the modified document to a user. Link: U.S. Patent 8127220
Google filed this utility patent on December 13, 2000 giving it a processing time of 4094 days (compared to an average processing time of 1944 in the field). They have a total number of 15211 patents. The first named inventor is Lawrence E. Page of Palo Alto, CA. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Doug Hutton Jr and assistant examiner Ariel Mercado.
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