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An intelligent query system for processing voiced-based queries is disclosed. This distributed client-server system, typically implemented on an intranet or over the Internet accepts a user's queries at his/her computer, PDA or workstation using a speech input interface. After converting the user's query from speech to text, a 2-step algorithm employing a natural language engine, a database processor and a full-text SQL database is implemented to find a single answer that best matches the user's query. The system, as implemented, accepts environmental variables selected by the user and is scalable to provide answers to a variety and quantity of user-initiated queries.

Title
Intelligent query engine for processing voice based queries
Application Number
9/439060
Publication Number
6615172 (B1)
Application Date
November 12, 1999
Publication Date
September 2, 2003
Inventor
Pallaki Gururaj
Karnataka State
US
Kishor Morkhandikar
Karnataka State
US
Bandi Ramesh Babu
Andra Pradesh State
US
Ian M Bennett
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
J Nicholas Gross
US
Assignee
Phoenix Solutions
CA, US
IPC
G10L 15/18
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