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Systems and methods for in-vehicle navigated shopping

Systems and methods to provide a navigated-shopping service are discussed. In an example, a method for navigated-shopping can include receiving a destination location, accessing a route to the destination, displaying the route with indications of a plurality of items for purchase, receiving selection of a selected item, and purchasing the... Ebay Inc

Optimization of power and computational density of a data center

Techniques for optimizing power and computational density of data centers are described. According to various embodiments, a benchmark test is performed by a computer data center system. Thereafter, transaction information and power consumption information associated with the performance of the benchmark test are accessed. A service efficiency metric value is... Ebay Inc

Correction of user input

Systems and methods for receiving a first string from a user in a user session, tracking a first response to the first string from the user in the user session, receiving, after receiving the first string, a second string from the user in the user session, the second string having... Ebay Inc

Category prediction from semantic image clustering

Example embodiments that analyze images to categorize images cluster the images within a same category. Images with mutual semantic similarity are in a same cluster. When an input image is compared to multiple clusters within a same category, there is an increased likelihood of accurate categorization of the input image.... Ebay Inc

Parallel prediction of multiple image aspects

Example embodiments that analyze images to characterize aspects of the images rely on a same neural network to characterize multiple aspects in parallel. Because additional neural networks are not required for additional aspects, such an approach scales with increased aspects.... Ebay Inc

Intelligent online personal assistant with offline visual search database

Systems, methods, and computer program products for identifying a candidate product in an electronic marketplace based on a visual comparison between candidate product image visual content and input query image visual content. Embodiments generate and store descriptive image signatures from candidate product images or selected portions of such images. A... Ebay Inc

Image appended search string

Example embodiments of the present disclosure include a system comprising a computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program and a computer-implemented method for providing an image appended search string. In example embodiments, a selection of an image is received. The image is a search result from a plurality of... Ebay Inc

Searching multiple sellers by multiple matching items

In various exemplary embodiments, a system and associated method perform a search for a plurality of items in an electronic environment. In one embodiment, the system includes a keyword prompt engine to receive a plurality of keywords from an end-user. Each of the plurality of keywords is related to the... Ebay Inc

Image analysis and prediction based visual search

Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for adding new features to a network service. A method includes receiving an image depicting an object of interest. A category set is determined for the object of interest and an image signature is generated for the image. Using the category set and... Ebay Inc

Applying a quantitative range for qualitative terms

In various example embodiments, a system and method for applying a quantitative range for qualitative terms. In one example, a method includes gathering user interactions, identifying a qualitative term included in the user interactions, building an electronic knowledge graph that associates the qualitative term with a quantitative range for the... Ebay Inc

Product schematics collection and projection

A method of projecting a likeness of an item onto a surface is disclosed. A determination that a user is interested in an item is made. A schematic corresponding to the item is identified based on information about the item. The user is provided with an option to project a... Ebay Inc

Intelligent online personal assistant with multi-turn dialog based on visual search

Systems, methods, and computer program products for identifying a relevant candidate product in an electronic marketplace. Embodiments perform a visual similarity comparison between candidate product image visual content and input query image visual content, process formal and informal natural language user inputs, and coordinate aggregated past user interactions with the... Ebay Inc

Dynamic geofence based on members within

In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving, via a mobile station, contextual information or geographic location data relating to a plurality of members of the population within the geographic region, identifying a common element in the received contextual information relating to at least two members of the population as a... Ebay Inc

Battery charge aware communications

A system and method for conducting battery charge aware communications is disclosed. A system receives a content request from a client device, wherein the content request indicates one or more content items. The system retrieves the one or more requested content items from a content database at the system. The... Ebay Inc

Next generation near real-time indexing

Methods and systems to build and utilize a search infrastructure are described. The system generates, by a first indexing subsystem, full indexes of data and sends the full indexes to a plurality of query node servers via a distribution system. The system generates, mini-indexes associated with the full indexes and... Ebay Inc

Systems and methods to select a product title

Systems and methods to select a product title are described. The system identifies a set of item listings respectively describing items being offered for sale on a network-based marketplace. Each item listing includes a product identifier that matches and is not associated with a product title on the network-based marketplace.... Ebay Inc

Portable electronic device with user-configurable api data endpoint

Systems, devices methods and media are provided for selecting data received from or sent by a client device. In one example, a system is configured to initiate a user-configurable API data endpoint on the client device and issue a request for access to specified data residing on the client device.... Ebay Inc

Systems and methods to rotate security assets used for secure communications

Systems and methods to rotate security assets used for secure communication are described. The system retrieves security assets from a security asset repository, the security assets including a first version of the certificate and a second version of the certificate. Further, the system receives, over a network, a third certificate,... Ebay Inc

Electronic file format modification and optimization

A method of electronic file format conversion and optimization includes requesting a second set of information following receipt of a first set of information used to transfer an electronic file on a website. The method includes receiving the second set of information from a first computing device associated with a... Ebay Inc

Metadata refinement using behavioral patterns

A system and method of metadata refinement using behavioral patterns is disclosed. In some embodiments, user behavioral data for results of a search query is received. The results can include an untagged item and a plurality of tagged items. A determination can then be made that the tagged items have... Ebay Inc

Warp and weft encoding of garment

In various example embodiments, a system and method for authenticating a garment are presented. The authentication system can include a code reader configured to receive an image of a garment. An asymmetrical pattern can be woven in a section of the garment. The code reader can decode weft and warp... Ebay Inc

Public cloud interface for tranceiving corresponding requests and responses to multiple networks

A public cloud can host a multi-network service for transceiving common requests and responses for multiple networks. The public cloud can receive requests from the networks to join the service via an application programming interface (API). The public cloud can receive a request from a client device for information from... Ebay Inc

Building containers of uncategorized items

Methods and systems to build containers of uncategorized items are described. In some example embodiments, the methods and systems collect information from titles of items available for purchase within a network-based publication system, generate a title for a container of uncategorized items available for purchase within the network-based publication system... Ebay Inc

System and methods for personalization and enhancement of a marketplace

A system comprising a computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for enhancing and personalizing an interactive marketplace. The method may include receiving one or more images depicting one or more products owned by a user and identifying the one or more products based on... Ebay Inc

3d printing: marketplace with federated access to printers

Systems, methods, and media for optimizing and facilitating 3D printing services in a marketplace environment are provided. In one example, a system comprises a hosting system to enhance a 3D printing service marketplace environment including marketplace participants and a federated network of 3D printing service providers. In one aspect, operations... Ebay Inc

Sound recognition

Methods, systems, and apparatus for monitoring a sound are described. An audio signal is obtained and the audio signal is analyzed to generate an audio signature. An object type is identified based on the audio signature and an action corresponding to the object type is identified.... Ebay Inc

Method and system to display a pop-up window when a user leaves a website

A method and system to display a pop-up window when a user leaves a website are disclosed. A user accesses a website with a web browser. When a web page from the website is loaded into the user's browser, a client-side variable is set to a particular value, such as... Ebay Inc

Prediction-based instant search

Example embodiments provide a system and method for providing prediction-based instant search results. A system detects a current input entered in a search field of a user interface by a user. The system generates an auto-suggestion application program interface (API) request that includes the current input as a parameter, and... Ebay Inc

Enhancing search results with social networking data

A method of enhancing search results pertaining to an item with information about the item from a social network is disclosed. It is detected that a user is searching for information about the item in a context outside of a social networking context. Data relating to the item is collected... Ebay Inc

Systems and methods for providing a user interface with grid view

A tool (systems, apparatus, methodology, application, user interface, etc.) for accessing content, such as webpages hosted over a network such as the internet, and more particularly, a tool for accessing the content of a webpage and further displaying a grid view superimposed over the content of the webpage.... Ebay Inc

Adaptive risk-based verification and authentication platform

In various exemplary embodiments, a system and associated method to perform an adaptive risk-based assessment of a user is disclosed. The method includes assigning a risk assessment process to the user and providing a plurality of assessment factors to the risk assessment process. The plurality of assessment factors are based... Ebay Inc

System and pool-based identity authentication for service access without use of stored credentials

A computer-implemented system and method for pool-based identity authentication for service access without use of stored credentials is disclosed. The method in an example embodiment includes providing provisioning information for storage in a provisioning repository; receiving a service request from a service consumer, the service request including requestor identifying information;... Ebay Inc

Multi-session authentication

An approach for multi-session authentication of multiple networked devices is disclosed. A user can create a public key-encrypted message on a client device using biometric data and a one-time password (e.g., one-time password). A door control box can transmit the public key-encrypted message to an authentication server. The authentication server... Ebay Inc

Interactive real-time visualization system for large-scale streaming data

Aspects of the present disclosure involve a system comprising a computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a method for rendering interactive visualizations of high volume streaming data. Streaming data that describes a plurality of events is loaded in memory. The streaming data includes geospatial data that specifies... Ebay Inc

Prediction-based caching system

Example embodiments provide a prediction-based caching system. The caching system receives an application program interface (API) request from a component of the client device. The request indicates a parameter for current requested information. The caching system causes a search of both a cache and a source for the current requested... Ebay Inc

03/22/18 / #20180084088

Request and response decoupling via pluggable transports in a service oriented pipeline architecture for a request response message exchange pattern

A computer-implemented system and method for decoupling processing of request and response messages supporting different pluggable respective transports in a service-oriented pipeline architecture for a request-response Message Exchange Pattern (MEP) is disclosed. The method in an example embodiment includes receiving a message having coded therein information identifying a desired pluggable... Ebay Inc

03/22/18 / #20180084392

Text messaging hub system providing access to local and remote service applications

Example embodiments provide a system and a method for a multi-service hub to respond to a service application request in a text message received from a. cellular device. The multi-service hub determines whether the service application request is a local service application request or remote service application request. A local... Ebay Inc

03/15/18 / #20180075501

Peer-to-peer trading platform

A computer-implemented method and system is disclosed in which a network-based interaction environment includes a plurality of peer-to-peer nodes being able to communicate directly with each other using a peer-to-peer protocol and a peer-to-peer client application, and a first peer-to-peer client application to maintain persistent item information on at least... Ebay Inc

03/15/18 / #20180075508

Detecting cross-lingual comparable listings for machine translation using image similarity

In various example embodiments, a system and method for a Listing Engine that translates a first listing from a first language to a second language. The first listing includes an image(s) of a first item. The Listing Engine provides as input to an encoded neural network model a portion(s) of... Ebay Inc

03/15/18 / #20180075509

Systems and methods to provide search results based on time to obtain

Systems and methods for providing search results based on time obtain an item are discussed. In an example, a method can include receiving a search query, generating search results, calculating a time to obtain for each listing in the search results, and arranging the search results for display. The search... Ebay Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067657

Data storage space recovery

A write request for the data object is received. The data object is stored at one or more of a plurality of storage nodes according to the write request. A storage manager catalog that maps a data object identification (DOID) for the data object is updated with an actual storage... Ebay Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067915

Method and system to transmit data

Systems, methods and media are provided for facilitating upload of media in online postings. In some embodiments, a publication system comprises processors; and a memory storing instructions that, when executed by at least one processor among the processors, cause the system to perform operations comprising providing, at a publication platform... Ebay Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067968

Category-constrained querying using postal addresses

Systems and methods are provided for optimizing querying of distributed systems. A system, including a plurality of subsystems each associated with one or more categories, can receive a query from a client device. The system can determine the categories associated with the query. The system can also identify a postal... Ebay Inc

03/08/18 / #20180068031

Enhancing user queries using implicit indicators

In various example embodiments, a system and method for balancing implicit and explicit indicators is presented. In one example, a method includes a user's utterance that includes a user query, extracting user intent parameters from the user query, constructing a structured query in a machine readable format using user intent... Ebay Inc

03/08/18 / #20180068360

Method and system for exposing data used in ranking search results

Methods and systems for enabling access to listing performance data, used in conjunction with a search engine to order search results, are described. Consistent with some embodiments, a listing performance data engine module processes API commands received from client computing systems. The data engine module processes the API commands to... Ebay Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060442

Identifying an item based on data associated with the item

There are provided methods and systems to identify an item based on data associated with the item. Information is received that is descriptive of an item to be listed on an information storage and retrieval platform. The information is associated with an aspect-value pair, which is an aspect of the... Ebay Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060696

Probabilistic recommendation of an item

A clustering and recommendation machine determines that an item is included in a cluster of items. The machine accesses item data descriptive of the item. The machine accesses a vector that represents the cluster and calculates the likelihood that the item is included in the cluster, based on the item... Ebay Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063281

Data transfer based on transfer cost

Methods, systems, and apparatus for transferring data are described. A list of recipients of the data is obtained and one or more paths to each recipient of the data is determined. An overall transfer cost of each path is computed and one or more transfer paths for each recipient are... Ebay Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052842

Intelligent online personal assistant with natural language understanding

Systems and methods for transforming formal and informal natural language user inputs into a more formal, machine-readable, structured representation of a search query. In one scenario, a processed sequence of user inputs and machine-generated prompts for further data from a user in a multi-turn interactive dialog improves the efficiency and... Ebay Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052876

Search index trimming

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate generally to index trimming to improve search results of a large corpus. Some embodiments, prior to receiving, from a user device, a search query of one or more keywords searching for a relevant set of publications in a publication corpus, trim candidate publications from... Ebay Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052884

Knowledge graph construction for intelligent online personal assistant

Processing natural language user inputs into a more formal, machine-readable, structured query representation used for making an item recommendation. Analyses of user inputs are coordinated via a knowledge graph constructed from categories, attributes, and attribute values describing relatively frequently occurring prior interactions of various users with an electronic marketplace. The... Ebay Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052885

Generating next user prompts in an intelligent online personal assistant multi-turn dialog

Systems and methods for generating prompts for further data from a user in a multi-turn interactive dialog. Embodiments improve searches for the most relevant items available for purchase in an electronic marketplace via a processed sequence of user inputs and machine-generated prompts. Question type prompts, validating statement type prompts, and... Ebay Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052905

Browse node creation using frequent pattern mining

A browse node page is addressed by its path. As a result, a web crawler may be more likely to find the browse node than the corresponding parameter-based search page. The browse node may be further distinguished from a search result page by the use of a title or header... Ebay Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052908

Semantic reverse search indexing of publication corpus

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate generally to semantic indexing to improve search results of a large corpus. Some embodiments, with at least one of the keywords of the search query encoded by a semantic vector in a semantic vector space, identify a plurality of candidate publications in the publication... Ebay Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052913

Selecting next user prompt types in an intelligent online personal assistant multi-turn dialog

Systems and methods for selecting types of generated prompts for further data from a user in a multi-turn interactive dialog. In one scenario, a processed sequence of user inputs and machine-generated prompts improves searches for the most relevant items available for purchase in an electronic marketplace. The number of prompts... Ebay Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052928

Semantic forward search indexing of publication corpus

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate generally to semantic indexing to improve search results of a large corpus. Some embodiments identify one or more closest matches between (i) a search semantic vector that corresponds to a search query, the search semantic vector based on a first machine-learned model that projects... Ebay Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052929

Search of publication corpus with multiple algorithms

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate generally to indexing with multiple algorithms to improve search results of a large corpus.... Ebay Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052935

Removal of listings based on superiority

A method of generating a user-interface to be displayed at a remote location may include receiving a search request for an item listing receiving a search request for an event at a venue with multiple rows. The method may also include retrieving a first listing and a second listing in... Ebay Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052938

Methods and systems for social network based content recommendations

Systems and methods are presented for generating recommendations using multi-level social network analysis of user behavior. In some embodiments, the system receives a set of user interactions, from a plurality of users, performed on a set of data objects; generates a set of associations between the set of data objects;... Ebay Inc

02/22/18 / #20180053069

Determining an item that has confirmed characteristics

In various example embodiments, a system and method for determining an item that has confirmed characteristics are described herein. An image that depicts an object is received from a client device. Structured data that corresponds to characteristics of one or more items are retrieved. A set of characteristics is determined,... Ebay Inc

02/22/18 / #20180053233

Expandable service architecture with configurable orchestrator

Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for adding new features to a network service. A method includes an operation for receiving, by an orchestrator, a sequence specification for a user activity that identifies a type of interaction between a user and the network service, which includes the orchestrator and... Ebay Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046611

Snippet generation and item description summarizer

In various example embodiments, a system and method for a Target Language Engine are presented. The Target Language Engine augments a synonym list in a base dictionary of a target language with one or more historical search queries previously submitted to search one or more listings in listing data. The... Ebay Inc

02/15/18 / #20180047071

System and methods for aggregating past and predicting future product ratings

Embodiments of the invention can be utilized in multiple ways to assist in generating “predictions” with regards to the expected ratings or rankings of products or services. These predictions can then be used to inform consumers which products or services are expected to be reliable, good values, etc. By using... Ebay Inc

02/15/18 / #20180047085

Ticket identification in an online marketplace

Embodiments of the present disclosure are related to electronic commerce. A method may include identifying at least one user-defined ticket of interest including at least one attribute. The method may further include identifying at least one other ticket including at least one attribute matching the at least one attribute of... Ebay Inc

02/08/18 / #20180039624

User behavior inference for generating a multilingual dictionary

A publication system can receive a first word in a first language. The system can generate a second word in a second language via machine translation and associate the machine translation with a score. The system can present the second word in association with a user interface (UI) element unrelated... Ebay Inc

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02/08/18 / #20180039866

Fine-grained categorization

An image is passed through an image identifier to identify a coarse category for the image and a bounding box for a categorized object. A mask is used to identify the portion of the image that represents the object. Given the foreground mask, the convex hull of the mask is... Ebay Inc

02/08/18 / #20180039916

Access control for a digital event

A method for access control to a digital event is disclosed. The method may include receiving, from a first client device, a request to purchase an electronic ticket for a digital event. The method may further include sending an event identifier to the first client device. The method may also... Ebay Inc

02/08/18 / #20180040000

Automatic sequential review elicitation

Some embodiments may provide a method and a system for receiving, from a first user, a first evaluation indication with respect to a first publication, and in response to receiving the first evaluation indication, automatically initiating a secondary evaluation process comprising automatically selecting a set of publications including at least... Ebay Inc

02/08/18 / #20180040049

Method for performing sequence labelling on queries

A method of propagating annotations of content items to a search query is disclosed. A strength of a correspondence between a search query and a listing of an item on a network-based publication system is determined. The strength of the correspondence is based on an analysis of a set of... Ebay Inc

02/08/18 / #20180040157

Item model based on descriptor and images

A model generation machine may form all or part of a network-based system. The model generation machine may generate an item model (e.g., a 3D model of the item) based on a set of images of an item and based on a product model (e.g., a 3D model of a... Ebay Inc

02/08/18 / #20180041640

Method and system to contact a provider

A computer-implemented method and a system to contact a provider via a Graphical User Interface (GUI) are described. The method comprises obtaining, via the GUI, selection criteria provided by a user with respect to a provider of a service and initiating a communication with a provider that was automatically selected... Ebay Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032559

Mechanism for efficient storage of graph data

Aspects of the present disclosure include a system comprising a machine-readable storage medium storing at least one program and computer-implemented methods for efficiently storing graph data. Consistent with some embodiments, the method includes using the graph data to construct a tree topology bitmap that represents a topology of a portion... Ebay Inc

02/01/18 / #20180033044

System and methods for upcoming event notification and mobile purchasing

A method of providing event notification of upcoming events is provided. A method may include receiving a search request comprising search criteria. The method may also include performing a first search for one or more upcoming events based on the search criteria. Further, the method may include modifying the search... Ebay Inc

02/01/18 / #20180033080

Method and system to generate a listing in a network-based commerce system

A method and system of generating a listing in a network-based commerce system is provided. The method includes receiving listing identification data from a user, and retrieving listing data associated with the listing based on the listing identification data. Thereafter, a listing is generated that is at least partially based... Ebay Inc

02/01/18 / #20180033299

Traffic disruption detection using passive monitoring of vehicle occupant frustration level

Aspects of the present disclosure include a navigation system and computer-implemented methods for detecting traffic disruption events based on an analysis of input component data obtained from navigation-enabled devices of vehicles near a particular location. Traffic disruption events are events such as accidents, construction road closures, police and speed traps,... Ebay Inc

01/25/18 / #20180025310

System and dynamic inventory management

A system, method, and computer program product for managing a physical inventory. Image data from a number of cameras is processed to recognize inventory items from identifying indicia and determine their respective locations to build a three-dimensional model of the inventory item distribution. Comparison with a database model of the... Ebay Inc

01/25/18 / #20180024917

A/b testing for mobile applications

A machine may be configured to perform A/B testing on mobile applications. For example, the machine receives an identifier. The machine identifies a particular experiment variant for a mobile application based on the identifier. The machine generates an instruction executable by the mobile application to cause a display of a... Ebay Inc

01/25/18 / #20180025040

Multiple workspace database engine

In various example embodiments, multiple workspaces have access to modify values in a graph database. The graph database can comprise a collection of entity nodes, where each entity node is connected to an identifier node and one or more state nodes. An update to an entity node can be recorded... Ebay Inc

01/18/18 / #20180018400

Presentation bias compensation for multiple item internet web pages

Embodiments of the present disclosure can be used to compensate for presentation bias and estimate click-through rates for content objects in different positions on an Internet web page. Among other things, this allows Internet web page content to be positioned on the web page without necessitating extensive real-world testing, thereby... Ebay Inc

01/18/18 / #20180018652

Messaging transaction application

Embodiments of the present disclosure are related to electronic commerce within instant messaging. A system may include a commerce server and an instant messaging server. The instant messaging server is configured to support an instant messaging service with an instant messaging client. The instant messaging server may include an application... Ebay Inc

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01/18/18 / #20180019922

Preemptive connection pool adjustments

Systems and methods for preemptive adjustments of connections in a database connection pool are provided. In example embodiments, a number of quality of service engines analyze database connection pool metrics data to generate instructions to increase or decrease the number of connections in a connection pool, preemptively, before shortages or... Ebay Inc

01/18/18 / #20180019975

Dynamic transmission of encrypted data

Embodiments of the present disclosure may be used to securely transmit data between multiple computing devices. Among other things, this can greatly extend the range of data transmissions in comparison to fixed-position wireless beacons and access points.... Ebay Inc

01/11/18 / #20180011887

Multiple database updates using paths

Systems and methods for multiple updates to a database using paths is disclosed. Updates to a graph database can be performed by associating an attribute node, that stores the updated value, to the entity node to-be updated. When the entity node is queried for the value, the nearest attribute node... Ebay Inc

01/11/18 / #20180011941

Wear time as metric for buying intent

Example embodiments of the present disclosure include a system comprising a computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program and a computer-implemented method for providing a recommendation based on a level of buying intent of an individual. Consistent with some embodiments, the method may include monitoring an amount of time... Ebay Inc

01/11/18 / #20180012277

Methods and systems for reducing item selection error in an e-commerce environment

Methods and systems for displaying, to a user interface, categories of items for the user to select from for querying the system, in order to enable the system to return to the user images of items of the type desired by the user for possible purchase. The items categories of... Ebay Inc

01/11/18 / #20180012278

Text translation using contextual information related to text objects in translated language

In an example embodiment, input is received from a first user of a computer system. A text object relating to a first item from the input is created, and translated from a first language to a second language. A plurality of text objects, in the second language, having text similar... Ebay Inc

01/11/18 / #20180012283

Sensor based product recommendations

A system, method, and computer program product for generating item recommendations based on sensor data captured by sensors on client machines. A server processes collected sensor data to estimate user physical activity based on sensor data patterns, and forms a user profile based on the estimated user physical activity. The... Ebay Inc

01/11/18 / #20180012293

Multi-thread auctions

Users using different messaging webservices or social network platforms can participate in an auction managed by a multi-thread auction system. Users on a first platform may bid on the auction through a message thread configured for the first platform, and users on a second platform may bid on the auction... Ebay Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013859

Method and system for sharing metadata between interfaces

A system communicates a client application and a web application and receives configuration data operable within the web application and the client application. The system distributes the configuration data to the client application and the web application. The distributed configuration data is then used to configure the client application and... Ebay Inc

01/04/18 / #20180004364

Digital user interface with item selection

A computer-implemented method of item selection that includes presenting multiple first items that are user selectable in a user interface that each include at least one data field. The method further includes obtaining a user selection of at least one of the first items and generating a rule using a... Ebay Inc

01/04/18 / #20180004745

Distributed storage of metadata for large binary data

In an example embodiment, a distributed storage system includes a service tier including a service node to receive a request for a logical object comprising binary data and metadata describing the binary data, and a storage tier including a plurality of storage nodes, wherein one or more of the storage... Ebay Inc

01/04/18 / #20180004919

Managing supplemental content related to a digital good

In various example embodiments, a system and method for managing supplemental content relating to a digital good are presented. The supplemental content relating to the digital good may be received, where the supplemental content may be for presentation to a consumer. The supplemental content may be stored in accompaniment with... Ebay Inc

01/04/18 / #20180005141

Intelligent upgrade offering for a listing

A method of generating a user-interface to be displayed at a remote location. The method may include receiving a selection of an item listing for an event from a user at a remote location and determining an upgrade offering for the item listing based on previously accepted upgrade offers. The... Ebay Inc

01/04/18 / #20180005246

Proactive customer support system

In various example embodiments, a system and method for a proactive customer support system are provided. In some example embodiments, outgoing communications from an application server to a client device are monitored for error messages, outgoing error messages are detected, an error type for an error message is determined, an... Ebay Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007505

Passive dynamic geofencing for mobile devices

Systems and methods for passive dynamic geofencing on a mobile device are discussed. For example, a method for passive dynamic geofencing can include operations such as monitoring a first parent geofence and a first plurality of child geofences; detecting crossing a boundary of the first parent geofence into a second... Ebay Inc

12/28/17 / #20170371896

File system image processing system

In various example embodiments, a system and method for processing a file system image of a file system are presented. In an example, a file system image processing system may include an image processor module to access a file system image stored at a first server of a file system... Ebay Inc

12/28/17 / #20170371953

Search system employing result feedback

In various example embodiments, a search system and method employing search result feedback are presented. In an example, a search system may include a listing database including a plurality of listings, and a search engine may generate first search results in response to a first search query, the first search... Ebay Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372207

Anomaly detection for non-stationary data

A method of detecting anomalies in a time series is disclosed. A training time series corresponding to a process is extracted from an initial time series corresponding to the process, the training time series including a subset of the initial time series. Outlier data points in the training time series... Ebay Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372342

System and generating an electronic catalog for online computer users

A system and method for generating an electronic catalog for online computer users is disclosed. Item information from a seller site is retrieved based on a webpage template that corresponds to a structure of the seller site. Item information is stored in a database of item listings. Display of an... Ebay Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372390

Weather enhanced graphical preview for an online ticket marketplace

A method to present a personalized list of items is disclosed. The method may include presenting information pertaining to an event via a display device. The information pertaining to the event may include a time element. The method may further include receiving a selection of a location associated with the... Ebay Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372398

Vector representation of descriptions and queries

In various example embodiments, a system and method for vector representation of descriptions and queries are presented. A query that includes one or more search terms is received. A vector that corresponds to the query is generated. An item vector that corresponds to a description of at least one published... Ebay Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372409

Systems and methods for facilitating feed in a network-based marketplace

Systems and methods for facilitating feed in a network-based marketplace are described. The system includes a plexus of aggregation interfaces including a first aggregation interface and a second aggregation interface. The first aggregation interface displays content elements and the second aggregation interface is for reconfiguring a presentation feed. The system... Ebay Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374134

Automatic population of a network accessible content collection

A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and computer-implemented method for maintaining a network accessible content collection are described. A network accessible content collection includes content items that are posted to the content collection in response to detecting a triggering event related to user activity. Content items... Ebay Inc








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