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Method and System for Utilizing Crowd Source Data for Selecting Appropriate Web Browser

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241389D
Publication Date: 2015-Apr-22
Document File: 2 page(s) / 132K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for utilizing crowd source data for selecting an appropriate web browser. The method and system extracts cognitive knowledge from the crowd source data for selecting an appropriate web browser for a particular website.

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Method and System for Utilizing Crowd Source Data for Selecting Appropriate Web Browser

Due to time and resource constrains, not all websites get optimized for all web browser options available to a user. Therefore, there may be cases, where a user may not have a good browsing experience while navigating through a website on a browser. The reason could be selection of a browser which is not optimized for the website . Therefore, there is a need for a method and system for enabling a user for selecting an appropriate browser for a website so as to improve overall browsing experience.

Disclosed is a method and system for utilizing crowd source data for selecting an appropriate web browser. The method and system utilizes a selector application for extracting cognitive knowledge from the crowd source data for selecting an appropriate

web browser for a website. The selector application identifies an appropriate web browser for a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) and fixes a web browser as a default

web browser for the URL.

Figure 1 illustrates various functionalities of the selector application in accordance with the method and system disclosed herein.

Figure 1

In accordance with the method and system, the selector application retrieves browser history and bookmarks from one or more browsers installed in a user's computer . Subsequently, the selector application associates with one or more cognitive web services to retrieve information about appropriate web browsers for...