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Systems and methods are provided for receiving speech and non-speech communications of natural language questions and/or commands, transcribing the speech and non-speech communications to textual messages, and executing the questions and/or commands. The invention applies context, prior information, domain knowledge, and user specific profile data to achieve a natural environment for one or more users presenting questions or commands across multiple domains. The systems and methods creates, stores and uses extensive personal profile information for each user, thereby improving the reliability of determining the context of the speech and non-speech communications and presenting the expected results for a particular question or command.

Title
Systems and methods for responding to natural language speech utterance
Application Number
12/617506
Publication Number
7917367 (B2)
Application Date
November 12, 2009
Publication Date
March 29, 2011
Inventor
Lynn Elise Armstrong
Woodinville
WA, US
Robert A Kennewick
Seattle
WA, US
Min Ke
Bothell
WA, US
Philippe Di Cristo
Bellevue
WA, US
Agent
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Assignee
VoiceBox Technologies
WA, US
IPC
G06F 17/27
G10L 15/18
G10L 21/00
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