Patents by Inventor George Joby

George Joby has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 7720867
    Abstract: Constructing a query in a natural-language format using a purpose-driven query template. A user is prompted to select one of a plurality of query purposes. User-input is received indicating a selected one of the plurality of query purposes. A first list of conditions is selected from a plurality of lists of conditions based on the selected one of the plurality of query purposes, then displayed in a format in which each of a plurality of conditions in the first list is grammatically joined to at least one other condition in the first list to form a query sentence, and wherein each of the plurality of conditions in the first list is associated with a respective set of user-selectable values.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2010
    Assignee: Oracle International Corporation
    Inventors: Keshavan Subramanian, George Joby, Sunil S. Ranka, Veena Bhandarkar, Indranil Goswami, Hui Li, Robert M. Sego
  • Publication number: 20060053096
    Abstract: Constructing a query in a natural-language format using a purpose-driven query template. A user is prompted to select one of a plurality of query purposes. User-input is received indicating a selected one of the plurality of query purposes. A first list of conditions is selected from a plurality of lists of conditions based on the selected one of the plurality of query purposes, then displayed in a format in which each of a plurality of conditions in the first list is grammatically joined to at least one other condition in the first list to form a query sentence, and wherein each of the plurality of conditions in the first list is associated with a respective set of user-selectable values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2004
    Publication date: March 9, 2006
    Applicant: Oracle International Corporation
    Inventors: Keshavan Subramanian, George Joby, Sunil Ranka, Veena Bhandarkar, Indranil Goswami, Hui Li, Robert Sego