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An intelligent query system for processing voiced-based queries is disclosed, which uses a combination of both statistical and semantic based processing to identify the question posed by the user by understanding the meaning of the user's utterance. Based on identifying the meaning of the utterance, the system selects a single answer that best matches the user's query. The answer that is paired to this single question is then retrieved and presented to the user. 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
Natural language speech lattice containing semantic variants
Application Number
11/932684
Publication Number
7873519 (B2)
Application Date
October 31, 2007
Publication Date
January 18, 2011
Inventor
Ian Bennett
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Andrew McAleavey
PatentBest
Assignee
Phoenix Solutions
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/27
G10L 15/18
G10L 15/06
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