IPC Automatic Text Categorization Now available for Subgroups

May 1, 2018

Automatic categorization for IPC (IPCCAT-neural), which uses neural network technology, is now able to provide predictions of IPC subgroups, i.e. to choose the most relevant symbols among 72,137 subgroups. The confidence that at least one of its top-three predictions would match those assigned by patent classification experts is 80% for English and 70% for French.

IPCCAT-neural is available through the IPCPUB user interface.

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Presentation on IPCCAT-neural, delivered at the 50th session of the IPC Committee of Experts