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In accordance with the invention, a method and system for accessing a dialog system employing a plurality of different clients, includes providing a first client device for accessing a conversational system and presenting a command to the conversational system by converting the command to a form understandable to the conversational system. The command is interpreted by employing a mediator, a dialog manager and a multi-modal history to determine the intent of the command based on a context of the command. A second client device is determined based on a predetermined device preference stored in the conversational system. An application is abstracted to perform the command, and the results of the performance of the command are set to the second client device.

Title
Method and system for multi-client access to a dialog system
Application Number
9/374026
Publication Number
6377913 (B1)
Application Date
August 13, 1999
Publication Date
April 23, 2002
Inventor
Chalapathy V Neti
Yorktown Heights
NY, US
Jan Kleindienst
Kladno-Krochehlavy
US
Ganesh N Ramaswamy
Ossining
NY, US
Popani Gopalakrishnan
Yorktown Heights
NY, US
Daniel M Coffman
Bethel
CT, US
Agent
F Chau & Associates
US
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G10L 15/00
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