Added 2013-11-10 – Google was granted a continuation version of this same patent (Search queries improved based on query semantic information) on November 5th, 2013, where the claims section has been completely re-written in some interesting ways. It describes using a substitute term for one of the original terms in the query, and using an … Read more Semantic Query Information at Google
This week, Google was awarded a patent that describes how they might score content on how much gibberish content it might contain, which could then be used to demote pages in search results. That gibberish content refers to content that might be representative of spam content. The patent defines gibberish content on web pages as … Read more Google Scoring Gibberish Content to Demote Pages in Rankings?