06658388 is referenced by 106 patents.

A method for providing a personality for a conversational system includes providing a plurality of attributes for determining a behavior of the conversational system. When a command is presented to the conversational system for execution, the command is responded to by employing the plurality of attributes such that the user experiences an interface with human characteristics.

Title
Personality generator for conversational systems
Application Number
9/394803
Publication Number
6658388 (B1)
Application Date
September 10, 1999
Publication Date
December 2, 2003
Inventor
Daniel M Coffman
Bethel
CT, US
Ponani Gopalakrishnan
Yorktown Heights
NY, US
Ganesh N Ramaswamy
Ossining
NY, US
Jan Kleindienst
Kladno-Krochehlavy
US
Agent
F Chau & Associates
US
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G10L 15/22
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