05706450 is referenced by 12 patents and cites 5 patents.

A method and system for efficiently presenting a series of alternatives for a user's selection using adaptive learning is provided. In a preferred embodiment, a software facility receives a request to select an item from an identified group of alternatives. The facility presents items from the group of alternatives identified by the request in decreasing order of their likelihood of selection. The facility subsequently receives an indication of the alternative to select, and proceeds to select that alternative. In a further preferred embodiment, the items each correspond to a set of one or more characters that cannot be generated using an available keyboard, and, when the user uses the facility to select an item, the facility inputs the corresponding set of characters.

Title
Method and system for presenting alternatives for selection using adaptive learning
Application Number
171540
Publication Number
5706450
Application Date
April 29, 1996
Publication Date
January 6, 1998
Inventor
Raleigh Miles Roark
Seattle
WA, US
Steven Allen Shaiman
Seattle
WA, US
Agent
Jones & Askew
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 3/00
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