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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

12/21/17 / #20170364967

Product feedback evaluation and sorting

In various example embodiments, a system and method for evaluating and sorting product feedback is presented. In one example, a system includes a learning module to train a machine learning system on feedback from a plurality of users, the machine learning system configured to generate a quality rating for individual... Ebay Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364979

Instant messaging robot to provide product information

Methods and systems to automatically respond to a request for product information are described. In one embodiment, a data collection module may collect product data over a network, identify that the product data is related to a particular product, and store the product data and an association between the product... Ebay Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364987

Providing information related to a product unique to a geographical region

Generally discussed herein are systems, apparatuses, and methods for providing information regarding a product that is unique to a geographical region. In one or more embodiments a method may include determining a location of a user, receiving information indicative of one or more products unique to a particular geographical region... Ebay Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364988

Method and system of suggesting information used with items offered for sale in a network-based marketplace

Methods and systems to suggest information to be used with an item being listed for sale may include analyzing stored search queries and identifying co-occurring terms or terms based on their desirability scores (or desirable terms). The co-occurring terms and the desirable terms may be identified based on their frequency... Ebay Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364990

Personalized ticket exchange

Embodiments of the present disclosure are related to electronic commerce. A method may include identifying a user of an online marketplace. The method may also include accessing data associated with the user including at least one of historical data, location data, and user defined data. Further, the method may include... Ebay Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366568

Anomaly detection for web document revision

Aspects of the present disclosure include a system comprising a machine-readable storage medium storing at least one program and computer-implemented methods for detecting anomalies in revisions to a web document. Consistent with some embodiments, a method includes publishing, at a network-based content publication platform, a web document comprising a plurality... Ebay Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357383

Optimization for browser rendering during navigation

In various example embodiments, heavy document object model (DOM) elements in a heavy web page are removed directly from a DOM tree subsequent to a request being received to navigate to another web page but before the web browser actually navigates to that other web page. In one example embodiment,... Ebay Inc

12/14/17 / #20170358018

Trusted fulfillment agent network

A system and method for a trusted fulfillment agent network system is described. A network of trusted fulfillment agents is generated for a seller in an online marketplace. A transaction between a buyer and the seller corresponding to a listing of the seller in the online marketplace is accessed. A... Ebay Inc

12/14/17 / #20170358026

Mobile application to conduct an auction based on physical presence

A mobile application to conduct an auction based on physical presence is provided. The mobile application may be provided by a system comprising one or more modules. A notification module may identify an item to be sold at an auction. If a pre-auction window time period has arrived, the notification... Ebay Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351387

Quick trace navigator

Aspects of the present disclosure relate to a network-based quick trace navigation system that includes a client device in communication with an application server executing the quick trace navigation system over a network. For example, the quick trace navigation system may be or include a group of one or more... Ebay Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351390

Collaborative data based device maintenance

Systems and methods for collaborative data based device maintenance are provided. In example embodiments, an indication of a malfunction of a user product of a user is received. An item listing is identified based, in part, on user data of another user. An order parameter for an order corresponding to... Ebay Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351692

Endless search result page

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 endless search result page. In example embodiments, search results from a current level of a search are presented on the search result page displayed... Ebay Inc

12/07/17 / #20170352088

Biometric data based notification system

In various example embodiments, a system and method for providing notifications based on biometric data are presented. Biometric data from multiple biometric sensors is aggregated and stored. Inferential analysis is performed on the biometric data to characterize an associated user. A user characteristic is correlated to one or more consumer... Ebay Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353375

Application program interface endpoint monitoring

A computer-implemented method to monitor application program interface (API) endpoints may include sending, over a network from a computing system, a test structure to an API endpoint. In some embodiments, the test structure may be configured based on the API endpoint. The method may further include receiving a first response... Ebay Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353583

Optimization of user interface data transmission for a consistent multi-platform experience service delivery

Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for optimizing data delivery for a User Interface (UI) to a plurality of device types. One method includes operations for receiving at a server a request for an update to the UI of a client device, and for determining, by an orchestrator at... Ebay Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344615

Labeling query with aspects

A global aspect dictionary is created based on queries run on a search engine and responsive results to the query that are interacted with. The global aspect dictionary is used by a mapping server to look up aspects for queries received from users. A query received by the mapping server... Ebay Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344622

Identifying missing browse nodes

To improve the user experience, browse nodes for popular combinations of categories and aspects are desirable. When a particular combination of category and aspects is found to have been requested at a frequency that exceeds a threshold, the existence of a browse node for that combination is checked and, if... Ebay Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344664

Dynamic content delivery search system

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 dynamic content delivery search system. In example embodiments, entry of a first keyword of a search string comprising a plurality of keywords is detected.... Ebay Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344821

Document optical character recognition

Vehicles and other items often have corresponding documentation, such as registration cards, that includes a significant amount of informative textual information that can be used in identifying the item. Traditional OCR may be unsuccessful when dealing with non-cooperative images. Accordingly, features such as dewarping, text alignment, and line identification and... Ebay Inc

11/30/17 / #20170345087

Presentation of digital data

A computer-implemented method of digital information presentation may include receiving a selection of an item reference from among digital data via a digital user interface. The method may further include receiving a request to search for information relating to the item reference. The method may include sending a request to... Ebay Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336441

Systems and methods for providing an enhanced user experience at a venue or event

Systems and methods for providing an enhanced user experience at an event or venue are provided. The systems and methods provided herein provide venue-specific location-based services to the user through the user's mobile device. Such services include allowing a user to order merchandise and concessions from their seat using their... Ebay Inc

11/23/17 / #20170337243

Systems and methods for representing search query rewrites

Various embodiments include systems and methods for generating query rewrite records which may be used to generate standardized query rewrites for a search engine. Such records may identify rewrite triggers as well as constraints and other metadata flags which may be associated with certain rewrites in query rewrite identification (QRIL)... Ebay Inc

11/23/17 / #20170337280

Content recommendation system

In various example embodiments, systems and methods to provide content recommendations are provided. Search parameters are received from a user. An attribute associated with the user is derived. Using the search parameters and the attribute, content from a database that is within a predetermined margin of difference of the derived... Ebay Inc

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11/23/17 / #20170337612

Real-time recommendation of entities by projection and comparison in vector spaces

A system and method to evaluate the affinity of a collection of sale items to a user's interests. The affinity is a measure of how closely a user's interests match the contents of a collection (e.g., a collection of items selected by a seller, other user, or employee of the... Ebay Inc

11/23/17 / #20170337662

Generating and displaying an actual sized interactive object

Methods and systems generate and project an actual sized image of an object. An object or a representation of an object may be pre-processed. The pre-processing of a representation of the object may include determining pixels that belong to the object and pixels that belong to a background of the... Ebay Inc

11/16/17 / #20170329825

Sharing item images based on a similarity score

Techniques for sharing item images based on a similarity score are described. For example, a machine receives an input item listing for an item from a user device. The machine accesses an existing image that may be associated with one or more existing item listings. The machine identifies a degree... Ebay Inc

11/16/17 / #20170330394

Method and system of bidding in a vehicle

A method of dynamically altering a user interface based on safety level is provided. A user interface is provided to a user in a vehicle with the user interface including a selectable option to wirelessly place a bid on an electronic auction. The selectable option is based, at least in... Ebay Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331870

Managing data transmissions over a network connection

In various example embodiments, a system and method for managing media bandwidth usage are disclosed. One disclosed method includes determining a network connection state of a computing device, receiving a request that requests media content, altering the request to request a synthetic representation of the media content instead of the... Ebay Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322859

Cpu performance profiling

Methods, systems and media for profiling CPU performance are provided. In one example, a method for profiling CPU performance includes generating a CPU profiling data file using a profiling tool, loading a flame graphing tool into a browser, loading the CPU profiling data file into a profiling page of the... Ebay Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322951

Finding products that are similar to a product selected from a plurality of products

A system and method, which may be an offline method, extracts relevant image features about listing items in a network-based publication system for enabling image similarity searching of such listing items. When a seller lists an item, an image of the item is uploaded and may be sent to a... Ebay Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322971

Database search optimizer and themed filters

In various example embodiments, a system and method for retrieving database records are presented. A method includes receiving an access request for database records, identifying a primary database record corresponding to the access request, and selecting a set of secondary database records corresponding to a portion of the access request.... Ebay Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322984

Multi-dimensional search

Example methods and systems are directed to providing multi-dimensional search results. A source (e.g., a closed captioning stream) may provide a series of keywords. The series of keywords may be used to generate a series of searches. The results from the searches may be presented as part of a user... Ebay Inc

11/09/17 / #20170323022

Dissimilar but relevant search engine results

A search engine is configured to return increased diversity results based on past user interactions with search results. For a given query, historical data is analyzed to generate an item score describing a past quantity of users that navigated to a given page of an item. The historical data can... Ebay Inc

11/09/17 / #20170323185

Item recommendations using image feature data

An apparatus and method to facilitate providing recommendations are disclosed herein. A query image is received via a user interface. An image attribute from the query image is extracted. A determination that a usage condition for an image index is satisfied by the query image based on a comparison of... Ebay Inc

11/09/17 / #20170323203

Using meta-information in neural machine translation

Systems and methods for neural machine translation are provided. In one example, a neural machine translation system translates text and 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, at least, obtaining a text... Ebay Inc

11/09/17 / #20170323352

Image-based listing using image of multiple items

Example embodiments of a system and method for image-based listing of an item, using an image of multiple items, are generally described herein. In some example embodiments, an image-based listing system includes an identifying module to identify a portion of an image of multiple items, the portion of the image... Ebay Inc

11/02/17 / #20170314953

Proactive re-routing of vehicles using passive monitoring of occupant frustration level

Aspects of the present disclosure include a navigation system and computer-implemented methods for proactively re-routing vehicles based on an analysis of input component data obtained from the navigation-enabled devices. The navigation system scores the input component data to obtain a measure of frustration (e.g., a feeling of being upset or... Ebay Inc

11/02/17 / #20170316093

Systems and methods for saving and presenting a state of a communication session

A system comprising a computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for saving and presenting a state of a communication session are presented. The communication session may be established between a client device and an application server of a content publisher, and may include the... Ebay Inc

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11/02/17 / #20170316205

Systems and methods to detect and neutralize malware infected electronic communications

Systems and methods to detect and neutralize malware infected electronic communications are described. The system receives, at a server, a request for interface information from a client machine. The system generates interface information. The interface information includes at least one input mechanism and countermeasure information. The at least one input... Ebay Inc

11/02/17 / #20170316483

Generating a personalized list of items

A method to generate a personalized list of items is disclosed. The method may include receiving a search request for an event from a user via a user device. The method may also include determining a set of items pertaining to the event based on the search request. The method... Ebay Inc

11/02/17 / #20170317935

Processing high volume network data

Disclosed are a system comprising a computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for event messaging over a network. A subscription interface receives data indicative of a subscription request for sessionized data. An allocation module allocates a sessionizer bank linked to the subscription request. A... Ebay Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308459

Orthogonal experimentation in a computing environment

Various embodiments include at least one of systems, methods, and software to receive input configuring tests within a computing environment to expose users to standard application or website experiences or test experiences. In some embodiments, multiple tests may be configured to run orthogonally within user experiences without affecting the results... Ebay Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308693

Multi-factor authentication system and method

A system and method of multi-factor authentication are described. In some embodiments, a first device provides an initial authentication data to a second device. The second device is different from the first device. The first device obtains a first response data from the second device. The first device generates a... Ebay Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308890

Gift card conversion and digital wallet

A method and a system convert the value of a gift card for use with a mobile device. The value of the gift card is determined from an issuer of the gift card. The value of the gift card is stored in a digital payment account in a storage device.... Ebay Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308951

Providing an image of an item to advertise the item

A seller device executing a seller module captures an image of an item available for purchase and uploads the image to a host machine. The host machine receives the image of the item and provides the image and a seller address to a buyer device. The buyer device executing a... Ebay Inc

10/26/17 / #20170309156

Mobile device self-identification system

Techniques for locating and identifying mobile devices are described. According to various embodiments, an ambient sound signal may be detected using a microphone of a mobile device. Thereafter, it may be determined that the ambient sound signal corresponds to a predefined user query for assistance in locating the mobile device.... Ebay Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310884

Image modification based on objects of interest

In various example embodiments, a system and method for modifying images are presented. The system receives a user interface selection initiating an image capture and detects a first image capture parameter. The system identifies an object of interest within a field of view of an image capture device and identifies... Ebay Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311111

Methods, apparatus and system for mobile piggybacking

Methods, systems, and apparatus for providing assistance to a user of a mobile application are described. A request from a mobile device is issued to a remote device for assistance. Information from the mobile device is periodically transmitted to the remote device, the information comprising command information submitted to a... Ebay Inc

10/19/17 / #20170300376

Method and system to process issue data pertaining to a system

A method to processes issue data in a system is provided. A rules engine monitors a computer network for a violation of a parameter defined by rules in a database and automatically detects the violation. In response, the rules engine generates an issue report indicating the violation. An issue report... Ebay Inc

10/19/17 / #20170300560

Context modification of queries

Disclosed are systems and methods for context modification of queries to refine search results. A user may make a force-interval selection of one or more display elements displayed on the screen of a mobile computing device. The selected display elements may be analyzed to determine context. One or more context... Ebay Inc

10/19/17 / #20170300587

Systems and methods to identify and present filters

Methods and systems are provided to identify and present filters. The system receives a query, over a network, from a client machine and identifies a filter context based on the query. The filter context including a first plurality of filters. The system further identifies a second plurality of filters responsive... Ebay Inc

10/19/17 / #20170300989

Methods and systems for social shopping on a network-based marketplace

Methods and systems are provided for social shopping on a network-based marketplace. The methods and systems are for receiving a request, over a network, at a social shopping platform. The methods and systems are further for identifying a first network-based marketplace from the plurality of network-based marketplaces based on the... Ebay Inc

10/19/17 / #20170301005

Heterogeneous pricing and payment system

The disclosed system and methods adjust one or more parameters affecting the purchase of one or more items and change a buyer interface in order to display the consolidated parameter to a buyer. Example embodiments include a machine-implemented method for detecting an edit to the shopping cart, conducting a complex... Ebay Inc

10/19/17 / #20170301064

Source image providing multiple item views

According to example embodiments, an Image View Aggregator identifies a frontal view of an item within an image. The Image View Aggregator identifies at least one reflection view of the item within the image. Each reflection view of the item having been captured off a corresponding reflective physical surface. The... Ebay Inc

10/19/17 / #20170302736

Adopting data across different sites

Systems and methods of adopting data across different sites are disclosed. In some example embodiments, a data adoption system configures a first networked site to adopt data from one or more other networked sites, detects new data on the other networked site(s), with the new data being associated with a... Ebay Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293602

Method and system to transmit data

In some embodiments, a publication system comprises at least a user interface module and a data transmitting module, operating on one or more computer processors, to cause, by the user interface module, a presentation of a first information field to a user as part of a graphical user interface in... Ebay Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293695

Optimizing similar item recommendations in a semi-structured environment

Systems, methods and media are provided for optimizing similar item recommendations in a semi-structured environment. In one embodiment a system includes at least one processor and a memory storing instructions that, when executed by the at least one processor, cause the system to perform operations comprising, at least identifying a... Ebay Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293963

Discovery engine storefront

A method and a system of online shopping using a digital storefront.... Ebay Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285892

Trusted device identification and event monitoring

A method of event monitoring includes identifying a monitored event that produces a physical phenomenon that is observable and identifiable. The method includes identifying a particular input that is representative of the physical phenomenon and that suggests an occurrence of the monitored event. The method includes communicating, from the first... Ebay Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286184

Optimization of parralel processsing using waterfall reprsentations

Event data for an application execution is accessed from a table of logged events, the event data comprising a sequence, a hierarchy, and a start time and duration for each event. Dependency data for each event is also accessed to determine whether the start time for an event is dependent... Ebay Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286372

Analysis and linking of a set of images

A set of images is accessed from a server. The set is analyzed to identify objects in each image using object recognition algorithms. A primary image that includes more of the identified objects than any of the other images of the set is determined. For each of the identified objects... Ebay Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286868

Preference clustering using distance and angular measurement

Systems methods and media for preference clustering are provided. In one example, a clustering system for analyzing a cluster comprises processors and a memory storing instructions that cause the system to calculate a Distance Angular Measure (DAM) for the cluster, the (DAM) comprising a distance component and an angular component... Ebay Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286968

Selective presentation of real-time contact options based on user and system parameters

Embodiments for presenting real-time contact options are described generally herein. The system receives information from a first user about an offered item via a web page and communication preferences for use with a real-time contact option to be presented on the web page, whereby the communication preferences including a first-user-defined... Ebay Inc

10/05/17 / #20170287059

Digital model optimization responsive to orientation sensor data

A system server includes a database of two-dimensional images and a processor coupled to a hardware memory with instructions that in response to execution by the processor direct performance of operations. The operations include generating a digital model from the images in the database and communicating a first portion of... Ebay Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289123

Computer system authentication using security indicator

A method to authenticate an application on a first computer system at a second computer system is disclosed. The first computer system receives an authentication bitmap from a second computer system identifying locations in an application. The first computer system extracts portions of the application based on the identified locations... Ebay Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289331

Methods and systems for recalling second party interactions with mobile devices

Systems and methods are presented for identifying individuals through facial recognition, voice recognition, or the like, recalling past recorded conversations with the identified individuals, and recording and inventorying conversations with the individuals with mobile devices. In some embodiments, a method is presented. The method may include identifying, at a device,... Ebay Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289501

Methods, systems, and providing video communications

Methods, systems, and apparatus for conducting a video conference. A location of one or more sets of eyes in an image may be determined. The relative location of an image capture device and/or a portion of a display device may be adjusted based on the determined location.... Ebay Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289757

Super geo-fences and virtual fences to improve efficiency of geo-fences

A system and method for using super geo-fences and virtual fences to improve efficiency of geo-fences is disclosed. A server system stores geo-fence data for a plurality of geo-fences and receives a request for updated geo-fence data from a client system. The server system selects one or more geo-fences and... Ebay Inc

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