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Jens Nagel
Heiko K Sacher, Maria E Romera, Jens Nagel: Electronic device and user interface and input method therefor. Nuance Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, March 13, 2012: US08136050 (14 worldwide citation)

A portable electronic device (100,400) and user interface (425) are operated using a method including initiating entry of a content string; determining the most probable completion alternative or a content prediction using a personalized and learning database (430); displaying the most probable comp ...


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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert Lee Angell, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Generating predilection cohorts. Nuance Communications, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, February 14, 2012: US08117144 (14 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for generating risk scores for specific risk cohorts. Digital sensor data associated with a specific risk cohort is received from a set of multimodal sensors. The specific risk cohort includes a set of identified cohort members. ...


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Peter C Monaco, Steven C Ehrlich, Debajit Ghosh, Mark Klenk, Julian Sinai, Madhavan Thirumalai, Sundeep Gupta: Method and apparatus for creating modifiable and combinable speech objects for acquiring information from a speaker in an interactive voice response system. Nuance Communications, Jordan M Becker, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 6, 2001: US06314402 (412 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for creating modifiable and combinable Speech Objects for use in an interactive voice response (IVR) environment. Each Speech Object is for acquiring a particular type of information from a speaker during an interaction between the speaker and a speech recognition mechanism. A ...


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Michael H Cohen, Eric G Jackson, Vijaya L Kurada: Method of analyzing dialogs in a natural language speech recognition system. Nuance Communications, Haverstock & Owens, April 17, 2001: US06219643 (175 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are used for analyzing dialogs in an interactive natural language speech recognition system. As a telephone call is received in the interactive natural language speech recognition system, user utterances are digitized and stored. A data log is formed which stores the prompt pl ...


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Michael H Cohen, Jennifer E Balogh, Tracy D Wax, Madhavan S Thirumalai, Debajit Ghosh: Method and apparatus for providing active help to a user of a voice-enabled application. Nuance Communications, Jordan M Becker, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 6, 2003: US06560576 (174 worldwide citation)

A voice-enabled application, which may be a voice browser, is configured to provide active help to a user. The application maintains a usage history of each user with respect to dialog states. The usage history includes various user-specific variables, some of which are valid across multiple session ...


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Charles W Cross Jr, Marc T White: Disambiguating a speech recognition grammar in a multimodal application. Nuance Communications, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, October 26, 2010: US07822608 (149 worldwide citation)

Disambiguating a speech recognition grammar in a multimodal application, the multimodal application including voice activated hyperlinks, the voice activated hyperlinks voice enabled by a speech recognition grammar characterized by ambiguous terminal grammar elements, including maintaining by the mu ...


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Rajesh Balchandran, Linda Boyer: Identification and rejection of meaningless input during natural language classification. Nuance Communications, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, April 27, 2010: US07707027 (147 worldwide citation)

A method for identifying data that is meaningless and generating a natural language statistical model which can reject meaningless input. The method can include identifying unigrams that are individually meaningless from a set of training data. At least a portion of the unigrams identified as being ...


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Eric I Chao Chang, Eric G Jackson: Natural language speech recognition using slot semantic confidence scores related to their word recognition confidence scores. Nuance Communications, Haverstock & Owens, May 20, 2003: US06567778 (142 worldwide citation)

A stream of input speech is coupled as an input to a speech recognizer. The speech can be provided to the speech recognizer directly from a user or first stored and provided from a memory circuit. Each input word is recognized by the speech recognizer and a word confidence score is associated with e ...


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Daniel Lawrence Roth: System and method for conducting a search using a wireless mobile device. Nuance Communications, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, January 13, 2009: US07477909 (133 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided by which a wireless mobile device takes a vocally entered query and transmits it in a text message format over a wireless network to a search engine; receives search results based on the query from the search engine over the wireless network; and displays the search ...