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Method and System for Displaying Answers for Queries Queried on a Search Engine

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000218072D
Publication Date: 2012-May-18
Document File: 2 page(s) / 100K

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Parameswaran.TK: INVENTOR

Abstract

A method and system for displaying top rated answers from one or more answer portals in a suggestion pane which is next to a search suggestion panel in response to a question framed by a user in a search engine is disclosed.

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Method and System for Displaying Answers for Queries Queried on a Search Engine

Abstract

A method and system for displaying top rated answers from one or more answer portals in a suggestion pane which is next to a search suggestion panel in response to a question framed by a user in a search engine is disclosed.

Description

Disclosed is a method and system for displaying top rated answers from one or more answer portals in a suggestion pane which is next to a search suggestion panel in response to a question framed by a user in a search engine.

Once a user types a question on a search panel of a search engine, the system displays top rated answers from one or more answer portals in the suggestion pane as illustrated in the Figure.  Instead of displaying search suggestions for the question, answers related to the question are displayed in the suggestion pane.  In an embodiment, stars displaying rating of the answers may be displayed alongside the answers in the suggestion pane.    In another embodiment, total number of people who have reviewed the answers and rated the answers may be displayed alongside the answers in the suggestion pane.  Further, a satisfaction level of the answers may be displayed alongside the answers.  Thus, the user may directly view one or more answers from the suggestion pane in response to typing the question.   Subsequently, upon selecting an answer of the one or more answers displayed, the user is redirected to an answer portal containing...