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Ian M Bennett: System and method for processing sentence based queries. Phoenix Solutions, PatentBest, Andrew McAleavey, February 2, 2010: US07657424 (201 worldwide citation)

Sentence based queries from a user are analyzed to determine appropriate answers from an electronic database. Text in the queries is dissected to identify different phrases; the phrases in turn are matched against candidate phrases to determine best matching answers responsive to the user's question ...


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Ian M Bennett: Network based interactive speech recognition system. Phoenix Solutions, PatentBest, Andrew McAleavey, November 9, 2010: US07831426 (197 worldwide citation)

A network based interactive speech system responds in real-time to speech-based queries addressed to a set of topic entries. A best matching response is provided based on speech recognition processing and natural language processing performed on recognized speech utterances to identify a selected se ...


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Ian Bennett: Natural language speech lattice containing semantic variants. Phoenix Solutions, PatentBest, Andrew McAleavey, January 18, 2011: US07873519 (189 worldwide citation)

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, ...


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Ian M Bennett: Query engine for processing voice based queries including semantic decoding. Phoenix Solutions, PatentBest, Andrew McAleavey, May 25, 2010: US07725307 (189 worldwide citation)

An intelligent query system for processing voiced-based queries is disclosed. This distributed client-server system, typically implemented on an intranet or over the Internet accepts a user's queries at his/her computer, PDA or workstation using a speech input interface. After converting the user's ...


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Ian M Bennett: System and method for natural language processing of query answers. Phoenix Solutions, PatentBest, Andrew McAleavey, April 20, 2010: US07702508 (170 worldwide citation)

Candidate answers responsive to a user query are analyzed using a natural language engine to determine appropriate answers from an electronic database. The system and methods are useful for Internet based search engines, as well as distributed speech recognition systems such as a client-server syste ...


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Ian M Bennett: Partial speech processing device and method for use in distributed systems. Phoenix Solutions, PatentBest, Andrew McAleavey, June 1, 2010: US07729904 (169 worldwide citation)

A client device incorporates partial speech recognition for recognizing a spoken query by a user. The full recognition process is distributed over a client/server architecture, so that the amount of partial recognition signal processing tasks can be allocated on a dynamic basis based on processing r ...


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Ian M Bennett: System and method for natural language processing of sentence based queries. Phoenix Solutions, PatentBest, Andrew McAleavey, November 24, 2009: US07624007 (160 worldwide citation)

Sentence based queries from a user are analyzed using a natural language engine to determine appropriate answers from an electronic database. The system and methods are useful for Internet based search engines, as well as distributed speech recognition systems such as a client-server system. The lat ...


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Ian M Bennett, Bandi Ramesh Babu, Kishor Morkhandikar, Pallaki Gururaj: Adjustable resource based speech recognition system. Phoenix Solutions, PatentBest, Andrew McAleavey, January 12, 2010: US07647225 (159 worldwide citation)

A real-time speech recognition system includes distributed processing across a client and server for recognizing a spoken query by a user. Both the client and server can dedicate a variable number of processing resources for performing speech recognition functions. The partitioning of responsibility ...


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Ian M Bennett: Internet based speech recognition system with dynamic grammars. Phoenix Solutions, PatentBest, Andrew McAleavey, May 25, 2010: US07725320 (155 worldwide citation)

A speech-enabled WWW based computing system allows a user to interact with content associated with a web page and select items of interest using speech as a mode of input. Dynamic grammars can assist in the recognition operations to improve speed and comprehension.


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Ian M Bennett: Speech recognition system for client devices having differing computing capabilities. Phoenix Solutions, PatentBest, Andrew McAleavey, April 13, 2010: US07698131 (153 worldwide citation)

A speech-enabled internet based computing system includes a configurable speech recognition engine which allows support for client devices having differing computing capabilities. Natural language operations can also be supported as desired.