Yahoo patent applications published on 15 October 2009

8 US patent applications published on 15 October 2009 and assigned to Yahoo

1 20090260016 SYSTEM AND/OR METHOD FOR BULK LOADING OF RECORDS INTO AN ORDERED DISTRIBUTED DATABASE
2 20090259646 Method for Calculating Score for Search Query
3 20090259643 NORMALIZING QUERY WORDS IN WEB SEARCH
4 20090259632 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRAIL IDENTIFICATION WITH SEARCH RESULTS
5 20090259629 ABBREVIATION HANDLING IN WEB SEARCH
6 20090259540 SYSTEM FOR PARTITIONING AND PRUNING OF ADVERTISEMENTS
7 20090259535 COUPON CLIPPER
8 20090259531 INTERACTIVE ADVERTISEMENTS