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Yuqing Gao, Hong Kwang Jeff Kuo, Bowen Zhou: Techniques for aiding speech-to-speech translation. International Business Machines Corporation, Ryan Mason & Lewis, June 23, 2009: US07552053 (28 worldwide citation)

Techniques for assisting in translation are provided. A speech recognition hypothesis is obtained, corresponding to a source language utterance. Information retrieval is performed on a supplemental database, based on a situational context, to obtain at least one word string that is related to the so ...


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Mohamed A Afify, Yuqing Gao, Liang Gu, Hong Kwang Jeff Kuo, Bowen Zhou: Methods and apparatus for context adaptation of speech-to-speech translation systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Anne V Dougherty, Ryan Mason & Lewis, December 28, 2010: US07860705 (9 worldwide citation)

A technique for context adaptation of a speech-to-speech translation system is provided. A plurality of sets of paralinguistic attribute values is obtained from a plurality of input signals. Each set of the plurality of sets of paralinguistic attribute values is extracted from a corresponding input ...


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Yuqing Gao, Liang Gu, Hong Kwang Kuo, Bowen Zhou: Apparatus for providing feedback of translation quality using concept-based back translation. International Business Machines Corporation, McGinn IP Law Group, Anne Dougherty, December 7, 2010: US07848915 (6 worldwide citation)

A concept-based back translation system includes a target language semantic parser module, a source language semantic parser module, a bi-directional machine translation module, a relevancy judging module, and a back translation display module.


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Yuqing Gao, Bing Xiang, Bowen Zhou: Active learning systems and methods for rapid porting of machine translation systems to new language pairs or new domains. International Business Machines Corporation, Tutunjian & Bitetto P C, Anne V Dougherty, January 8, 2013: US08352244 (5 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for active learning of statistical machine translation systems through dynamic creation and updating of parallel corpus. The systems and methods provided create accurate parallel corpus entries from a test set of sentences, words, phrases, etc. by calculating confidence scores fo ...


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Libin Shen, Bowen Zhou: Customizable and low-latency interactive computer-aided translation. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Tutunjian & Bitetto P C, Anne V Dougherty, November 10, 2015: US09183198 (5 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for computer-aided translation include receiving a document having one or more sentences to be translated; generating a suggestion pool of possible translations for each sentence in the document; providing a best suggestion from the suggestion pool to a user for a sentence being ...


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Sameer Raj Maskey, Yuqing Gao, Bowen Zhou: Disfluency detection for a speech-to-speech translation system using phrase-level machine translation with weighted finite state transducers. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, December 28, 2010: US07860719 (5 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method for creating a disfluency translation lattice includes providing a plurality of weighted finite state transducers including a translation model, a language model, and a phrase segmentation model as input, performing a cascaded composition of the weighted finite state tr ...


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Liangliang Cao, James J Fan, Chang Wang, Bing Xiang, Bowen Zhou: Semi-supervised learning of word embeddings. International Business Machines Corporation, William H Hartwell, June 6, 2017: US09672814 (4 worldwide citation)

Software that trains an artificial neural network for generating vector representations for natural language text, by performing the following steps: (i) receiving, by one or more processors, a set of natural language text; (ii) generating, by one or more processors, a set of first metadata for the ...


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Yuqing Gao, Hong Kwang Jeff Kuo, Bowen Zhou: Techniques for aiding speech-to-speech translation. International Business Machines Corporation, Ryan Mason & Lewis, June 8, 2010: US07734467 (4 worldwide citation)

Techniques for assisting in translation are provided A speech recognition hypothesis is obtained, corresponding to a source language utterance. Information retrieval is performed on a supplemental database, based on a situational context, to obtain at least one word string that is related to the sou ...


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Stanley Chen, Yuqing Gao, Bowen Zhou: Systems and methods for fast and memory efficient machine translation using statistical integrated phase lattice. International Business Machines Corporation, Tutunjian & Bitetto P C, Anne V Dougherty Esq, September 14, 2010: US07797148 (2 worldwide citation)

A phrase-based translation system and method includes a statistically integrated phrase lattice (SIPL) (H) which represents an entire translational model. An input (I) is translated by determining a best path through an entire lattice (S) by performing an efficient composition operation between the ...


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Stanley Chen, Yuging Gao, Bowen Zhou: Systems and methods for fast and memory efficient machine translation using statistical integrated phase lattice. International Business Machines Corporation, Tutunjian & Bitetto P C, Anne V Dougherty Esq, July 24, 2012: US08229731 (2 worldwide citation)

A phrase-based translation system and method includes a statistically integrated phrase lattice (SIPL) (H) which represents an entire translational model. An input (I) is translated by determining a best path through an entire lattice (S) by performing an efficient composition operation between the ...