US 9,811,851 B2
Automatic product groupings for merchandising
Eric B. Fox, Seattle, WA (US); Logan Luyet Dillard, Seattle, WA (US); and Scott Allen Mongrain, Seattle, WA (US)
Assigned to Amazon Technologies, Inc., Seattle, WA (US)
Filed by Amazon Technologies, Inc., Reno, NV (US)
Filed on May 21, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/283,789.
Application 14/283,789 is a continuation of application No. 13/175,042, filed on Jul. 1, 2011, granted, now 8,762,227.
Prior Publication US 2014/0289071 A1, Sep. 25, 2014
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. G06Q 30/06 (2012.01); G06Q 30/02 (2012.01)
CPC G06Q 30/0631 (2013.01) [G06Q 30/0201 (2013.01); G06Q 30/0204 (2013.01); G06Q 30/0253 (2013.01); G06Q 30/0255 (2013.01); G06Q 30/0601 (2013.01)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
8. A computer-implemented method comprising the following that are performed under control of one or more computer systems configured with specific executable instructions:
receiving item data associated with items offered via a network site;
detecting at least two implicit groupings of the items based at least in part on a distribution of the items evident in the item data;
encoding for display at least one network page of the network site having an option to view the at least two implicit groupings of the items;
determining a number of visits that each of the at least two implicit groupings receives from users; and
reassigning items among the at least two implicit groupings according to the number of visits.