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A system and method for providing automatic and coordinated sharing of conversational resources, e.g., functions and arguments, between network-connected servers and devices and their corresponding applications. In one aspect, a system for providing automatic and coordinated sharing of conversational resources inlcudes a network having a first and second network device, the first and second network device each comprising a set of conversational resources, a dialog manager for managing a conversation and executing calls requesting a conversational service, and a communication stack for communicating messages over the network using conversational protocols, wherein the conversational protocols establish coordinated network communication between the dialog managers of the first and second network device to automatically share the set of conversational resources of the first and second network device, when necessary, to perform their respective requested conversational service.

Title
System and method for providing network coordinated conversational services
Application Number
9/806425
Publication Number
7003463 (B1)
Application Date
October 1, 1999
Publication Date
February 21, 2006
Inventor
Ponani Gopalakrishnan
Yorktown Heights
NY, US
Stephane H Maes
Danbury
CT, US
Agent
F Chau & Associates
Frank V DeRosa
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
G10L 15/00
G10L 21/00
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