Global Patent Index - EP 1004090 A1

EP 1004090 A1 2000-05-31 - RETROSPECTIVE CONVERSION

Title (en)

RETROSPECTIVE CONVERSION

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND GERÄT ZUR RÜCKWÄRTSCONVERSION

Title (fr)

CONVERSION RETROSPECTIVE

Publication

EP 1004090 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98939011 A

Priority

  • NL 9800452 W
  • NL 1006757 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9908226A1] The present invention relates to a method and device for linking written or typed information in a document to database information from a database, comprising of: converting the written or typed information into a form suitable for a computer; selecting keywords from the converted written or typed information; drawing up a key part-word list consisting in each case of a number of successive characters of the keywords; drawing up a database word list of the database words occurring in the database; drawing up a database part-word list consisting in each case of the above stated number of successive characters of words from the database word list, wherein each database part-word contains a reference to the database word of which it forms part; comparing the key part-words from the document with the database part-word list; selecting on the basis of the comparison the database words corresponding with the keywords; and linking a document to a record of the external database on the basis of the selection of database words corresponding with the keywords.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G06K 9/72

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06K 9/72 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06K 9/72 (2013.01); G06K 2209/01 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9908226A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR NL

EPO simple patent family

WO 9908226 A1 19990218; AU 8752598 A 19990301; EP 1004090 A1 20000531; NL 1006757 C2 19990212

INPADOC legal status


2002-10-30 [18R] REFUSED

- Effective date: 20020607

2002-01-23 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20011217

2000-05-31 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000202

2000-05-31 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE FR NL