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A system and method are provided for receiving speech and/or non-speech communications of natural language questions and/or commands and executing the questions and/or commands. The invention provides a conversational human-machine interface that includes a conversational speech analyzer, a general cognitive model, an environmental model, and a personalized cognitive model to determine context, domain knowledge, and invoke prior information to interpret a spoken utterance or a received non-spoken message. The system and method creates, stores, and uses extensive personal profile information for each user, thereby improving the reliability of determining the context of the speech or non-speech communication and presenting the expected results for a particular question or command.

Title
System and method of supporting adaptive misrecognition in conversational speech
Application Number
13/22370
Publication Number
8620659 (B2)
Application Date
February 7, 2011
Publication Date
December 31, 2013
Inventor
Robert A Kennewick
Seattle
WA, US
Chris Weider
Everett
WA, US
Philippe Di Cristo
Bellevue
WA, US
Agent
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Assignee
VoiceBox Technologies
WA, US
IPC
G10L 21/00
G10L 15/00
G10L 15/18
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