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A Method to Avoid Inputing Price Range When Shopping online

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241738D
Publication Date: 2015-May-27
Document File: 4 page(s) / 116K

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Abstract

When shopping online, we may get a long merchandise list after basic searching. At this time we usually sort and filter the result by price and sales, while it is kind of troublesome to input number range manually. Our method solve this problem by gathing the price statistics of the merchandise result list and display it by a line chart, which horizontal axis represents the price and the vertical axis represents the sales percentage for that price. Based on this line chart, we can customize price range simply by moving the cursor. The central point of the range is decided by moving the cursor left and right. The radius of the range is decided by moving the cursor top and down. The user don't need to input price range twice which is very simple to understand and use.

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A Method to Avoid Inputing Price Range When Shopping online

When shopping online, we may get a long merchandise list after basic searching. At this time we usually sort and filter the result by price and sales, while it is kind of troublesome to input number range manually.

Here is our solution

Here is our solution:

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We try to gather the price statistics of the merchandise result list and display it by a line chart, which horizontal axis represents the price and the vertical axis represents the sales percentage for that price.

When the cursor moves to the chart area, there will be a vertical dash line move with the cursor.

The abscissa of the intersection between the curve and the vertical dash line will be set as the center point of the range after clicking for sure.

After that a horizontal dash line appears and moves with the cursor and the range width can be set with the mouse move up and down after clicking for sure.

At last, the expected price range can be set by this two simple actions, instead of manual input.

For example

For example:

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Assuming that we got below merchandise list after searching:

Due to the price is not uniform distribution, so we make cluster analysis to the price first and got three groups:

So we got the line chart like this, which horizontal axis contains three segments and each one has its own scale base, such as it is 10 for one scale in segment 1 and 200 for one scale in segment 3.

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When we move the mouse fucus to the...