A Look at Some of Google’s Patent Related to Ranking Passageshttps://gofishdigital.com
Bill Slawski unpacks a lot of info about past patents from Google that may play a part in ranking passages as opposed to the entire webpage.
He talks about:
- Candidate Answer Passages. This is a look at what answer passages are, how they are scored, and whether they are taken from structured or unstructured data. ( Bill’s breakdown )
- Scoring Candidate Answer Passages. Looks at how answer passages are scored, and the updated claims in the patent emphasize that both query dependent and query independent signals are used to score answer passages. ( Bill’s breakdown )
- Context Scoring Adjustments for Answer Passages This patent tells us about how answer scores for answer passages might be adjusted based on the context of where they are located on a page. ( Bill’s breakdown )
- Weighted answer terms for scoring answer passages tells us how it might find questions from the query on pages and textual answers to those questions in answer passages. ( Bill’s breakdown )
And much more, go checkout the post.