06282507 is referenced by 185 patents and cites 60 patents.

In a language translation system, a method for providing a guide for a user. In one embodiment, the method comprises the steps of receiving an input that is representative of at least one word in a source language, and generating at least one recognition hypothesis in the source language in response to the input. The method further comprise the steps of selecting a best hypothesis from the at least one recognition hypothesis in the source language, presenting the best hypothesis in the source language to a user, and presenting alternatives to a portion of the best hypothesis in the source language to the user. The method further includes receiving an indication of a choice of one of the alternatives from the user, and presenting a revised version of the best hypothesis including the alternative chosen to the user.

Title
Method and apparatus for interactive source language expression recognition and alternative hypothesis presentation and selection
Application Number
9/240230
Publication Number
6282507 (B1)
Application Date
January 29, 1999
Publication Date
August 28, 2001
Inventor
Alexander M Franz
Palo Alto
CA, US
Keiko Horiguchi
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
US
Assignee
Sony Electronics
NJ, US
Sony Corporation
US
IPC
G06F 17/28
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