Google patents granted on 27 December 2011

20 US patents granted on 27 December 2011 and assigned to Google

1 8,087,068 Verifying access to a network account over multiple user communication portals based on security criteria
2 8,087,041 Estimating reach and frequency of advertisements
3 8,086,953 Identifying transient portions of web pages
4 8,086,725 Identifying associated systems such as advertising networks
5 8,086,698 Synchronizing configuration information among multiple clients
6 8,086,690 Determining geographical relevance of web documents
7 8,086,630 Using location-specific price and/or performance information in an ad system
8 8,086,624 Determining proximity to topics of advertisements
9 8,086,619 System and method for providing search query refinements
10 8,086,616 Systems and methods for selecting interest point descriptors for object recognition
11 8,086,600 Interleaving search results
12 8,086,599 Method and apparatus for automatically identifying compunds
13 8,086,594 Bifurcated document relevance scoring
14 8,086,559 Serving content-relevant advertisements with client-side device support
15 8,086,485 Method, algorithm, and computer program for optimizing the performance of messages including advertisements in an interactive measurable medium
16 8,086,253 Graphical mobile e-mail
17 8,085,995 Identifying images using face recognition
18 8,085,982 Object tracking in video with visual constraints
19 8,085,792 Traffic-oblivious load balancing protocol for sensor networks
20 8,084,884 Adaptive gate drive systems and methods