US 10,891,320 B1
Digital content excerpt identification
Walter Manching Tseng, Bellevue, WA (US); Abhishek Patnia, Seattle, WA (US); Adam Joseph Iser, Seattle, WA (US); Christopher Michael Ellis, Seattle, WA (US); and Alice Chu, Seattle, WA (US)
Assigned to Amazon Technologies, Inc., Seattle, WA (US)
Filed by Amazon Technologies, Inc., Seattle, WA (US)
Filed on Sep. 16, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/487,879.
Int. Cl. G06F 16/31 (2019.01); G06F 3/0485 (2013.01); G06F 16/93 (2019.01)
CPC G06F 16/313 (2019.01) [G06F 3/0485 (2013.01); G06F 16/93 (2019.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
13. A method, comprising:
determining, based at least in part on one or more first reviews of digital content of a first digital work, a first number of references to a first excerpt of the digital content, wherein the first number of references is determined using first metadata associated with one or more word locations of the first excerpt;
determining, based at least in part on one or more second reviews of the digital content, a second number of references to a second excerpt of the digital content, wherein the second number of references is determined using second metadata associated with one or more word locations of the second excerpt;
determining, based at least in part on the first number and the second number, a ranking of the first excerpt relative to the second excerpt;
selecting, based at least in part on the ranking, a first set of excerpts, the first set of excerpts corresponding to one or more excerpts from each of multiple sections of the digital content, the first set of excerpts including the first excerpt;
associating, for presentation, the first set of excerpts and the digital content;
determining related digital content of a second digital work, the related digital content corresponding to the digital content by at least one of common authorship, a common topic, or a common series;
identifying a third excerpt and a fourth excerpt of the related digital content by at least one of:
a number of interactions by readers with the third excerpt or the fourth excerpt; or
a number of reviews that reference the third excerpt or the fourth excerpt;
identifying at least one of a topic or an entity included in the first excerpt;
determining that the third excerpt and the fourth excerpt are associated with at least one of the topic or the entity; and
generating a user interface configured to display at least one of the third excerpt or the fourth excerpt in conjunction with the first set of excerpts and the digital content, wherein the user interface includes a navigational element configured to allow navigation between the third excerpt and the fourth excerpt while displaying the first set of excerpts.