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Daniel Coffman, Liam D Comerford, Steven DeGennaro, Edward A Epstein, Ponani Gopalakrishnan, Stephane H Maes, David Nahamoo: Conversational computing via conversational virtual machine. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, Anne V Dougherty Esq, December 20, 2011: US08082153 (202 worldwide citation)

A method for conversational computing includes executing code embodying a conversational virtual machine, registering a plurality of input/output resources with a conversational kernel, providing an interface between a plurality of active applications and the conversational kernel processing input/o ...


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Mark E Epstein, Hakan Erdogan, Yuqing Gao, Michael A Picheny, Ruhi Sarikaya: Semantic language modeling and confidence measurement. International Business Machines Corporation, Keusey Tutunjian & Bitetto P C, Anne V Dougherty Esq, January 6, 2009: US07475015 (82 worldwide citation)

A system and method for speech recognition includes generating a set of likely hypotheses in recognizing speech, rescoring the likely hypotheses by using semantic content by employing semantic structured language models, and scoring parse trees to identify a best sentence according to the sentence's ...


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Zhaoqing Chen, Christian Schuster: Crosstalk reduction in electrical interconnects using differential signaling. International Business Machines Corporation, Keusey Tutunjian & Bitetto P C, Anne V Dougherty Esq, February 26, 2008: US07335976 (55 worldwide citation)

An electrical device includes a plurality of interconnects passing through a plane. The interconnects have a longitudinal axis substantially perpendicular to the plane and including an arrangement pattern which reduces or eliminates cross-talk between nearest neighboring interconnects, wherein the i ...


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Sara H Basson, Alexander Faisman, Dimitri Kanevsky: Systems and methods for augmenting audio/visual broadcasts with annotations to assist with perception and interpretation of broadcast content. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, Anne V Dougherty Esq, June 12, 2012: US08201080 (25 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for augmenting audio/visual broadcasts (e.g., movies) with non-textual annotations that are designed to assist an individual to interpret or otherwise understand the content of the audio/visual broadcast. For example, the non-textual annotations can be in the form of ...


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Sasha Porto Caskey, Danning Jiang, Wen Liu, David Lubensky, Yong Qin, Andrzej Sakrajda, Cheng Wu: Open architecture based domain dependent real time multi-lingual communication service. International Business Machines Corporation, Tutunjian & Bitetto P C, Anne V Dougherty Esq, September 18, 2012: US08270606 (22 worldwide citation)

A system and method for real-time network communications provides a session identifier as a public key for group communication between clients, and provides a channel identifier representing a private key for each of a plurality of clients. The channel identifier includes client-specific attributes, ...


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Lisa Marie Brown, Arun Hampapur, Zuoxuan Lu, Andrew William Senior, Ying Li Tian: Robust and efficient foreground analysis for real-time video surveillance. International Business Machines Corporation, Keusey Tutunjian & Bitetto P C, Anne V Dougherty Esq, November 17, 2009: US07620266 (20 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for foreground analysis in real-time video include background subtraction and foreground detection, shadow removal, quick lighting change adaptation, static foreground region detection, foreground fragment reduction, and frame level change detection. Processes include background ...


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Ruhi Sarikaya, Yonggang Deng, Brian Edward Doorenbos Kingsbury, Yuqing Gao: Machine translation in continuous space. International Business Machines Corporation, Tutunjian & Bitetto P C, Anne V Dougherty Esq, July 24, 2012: US08229729 (19 worldwide citation)

A system and method for training a statistical machine translation model and decoding or translating using the same is disclosed. A source word versus target word co-occurrence matrix is created to define word pairs. Dimensionality of the matrix may be reduced. Word pairs are mapped as vectors into ...


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Guy Moshe Cohen: Strained-channel Fin field effect transistor (FET) with a uniform channel thickness and separate gates. International Business Machines Corporation, McGinn IP Law Group PLLC, Anne V Dougherty Esq, April 8, 2008: US07355253 (18 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device (and method for making the same) includes a strained-silicon channel formed adjacent a source and a drain, a first gate formed over a first side of the channel, a second gate formed over a second side of the channel, a first gate dielectric formed between the first gate and th ...


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Guy Moshe Cohen: Strained-channel Fin field effect transistor (FET) with a uniform channel thickness and separate gates. International Business Machines Corporation, McGinn IP Law Group PLLC, Anne V Dougherty Esq, June 10, 2008: US07384830 (18 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device (and method for making the same) includes a strained-silicon channel formed adjacent a source and a drain, a first gate formed over a first side of the channel, a second gate formed over a second side of the channel, a first gate dielectric formed between the first gate and th ...


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Stephen Mingyu Chu, Vaibhava Goel, Etienne Marcheret, Gerasimos Potamianos: Method for likelihood computation in multi-stream HMM based speech recognition. International Business Machines Corporation, Keusey Tutunjian & Bitetto P C, Anne V Dougherty Esq, January 20, 2009: US07480617 (18 worldwide citation)

A method for speech recognition includes determining active Gaussians related to a first feature stream and a second feature stream by labeling at least one of the first and second streams, and determining active Gaussians co-occurring in the first stream and the second stream based upon joint proba ...