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Navigation system with weighted information

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014289D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19
Document File: 2 page(s) / 65K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a process for navigating the best contents and approach to the destination, considering cost and any weighted priorities, that will be provided by producers, information providers. The meeting point(data hub) between searcher and providers are managed by (website) contents managers who can coordinate and calculate individual tastes. Overview Online search, including car navigation system and web site search(contents), enables the best result lists according to the individual priorities , if it considers not only time slice and distance but cost and one's favors pre-registered on the website or hub points. Furthermore since information providers connected to hub point can refresh their market value(cost or speciality) dynamically , searcher can get latest effective search results. For example, one searching the best gas station, he can see the result list that is considered of distance, traffic, milage, cost of the gas and if selling his favorite foods and so on. Procedure The disclosed process is proceeded as below: One registered his weight in advance, according to his favorites, cost and various

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Navigation system with weighted information

Disclosed is a process for navigating the best contents and approach to the destination, considering cost and any weighted priorities, that will be provided by producers, information providers. The meeting point(data hub) between searcher and providers are managed by (website) contents managers who can coordinate and calculate individual tastes.

Overview Online search, including car navigation system and web site search(contents), enables the best result lists according to the individual priorities , if it considers not only time slice and distance but cost and one's favors pre-registered on the website or hub points. Furthermore since information providers connected to hub point can refresh their market value(cost or speciality) dynamically , searcher can get latest effective search results. For example, one searching the best gas station, he can see the result list that is considered of distance, traffic, milage, cost of the gas and if selling his favorite foods and so on.

Procedure The disclosed process is proceeded as below:

One registered his weight in advance, according to his favorites, cost and various

matters on the hub, website. Depends on the content's type webmaster will provide default values. He searches the contents on the website or navigation system via internet.

On the hub site contents manager calculates his weights and list best candidates

according to the results, that should be provided latest valu...