wondering if this means anything for google's search algorithmshttp://techcrunch.com/2013/03/28/judge-says-mathematical-alg...A federal judge has thrown out a patent claim against Rackspace, ruling that mathematical algorithms can’t be patented. The ruling in the Eastern Disrict stemmed from a 2012 complaint filed by Uniloc USA asserting that processing of floating point numbers by the Linux operating system was a patent violation.
It seems likely that most, if not all, of Google search would be better covered by trade secrets than patent ... to patent it, one would have to disclose it!
<< ....Google search would be better covered by trade secrets than patent ... to patent it, one would have to disclose it! >>It is patented, and, for the most part, disclosed:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PagerankAlan
PageRank is only a small piece of the overall search process, which is constantly evolving.
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