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Selecting between global and location-specific search results

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This patent pertains to methods, systems, and apparatuses for selecting between location-specific and global search results. The described method involves:

  • Receiving a query and a location identifier.
  • Obtaining both location-specific and global search results responsive to the query.
  • Determining a cluster score for the global search results.
  • Selecting either the global or location-specific results based on scores, including the cluster score.
  • Presenting the identified primary search results in response to the query.
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