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Thomas Robert Gruber, Adam John Cheyer, Didier Rene Guzzoni, Christopher Dean Brigham, Harry Joseph Saddler: Prioritizing selection criteria by automated assistant. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, February 25, 2014: US08660849 (87 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent digital assistant are disclosed. A user request is received, the user request including at least a speech input received from a user. The user request including the speech input is processed to obtain a repres ...


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Thomas Robert Gruber, Harry Joseph Saddler, Adam John Cheyer, Dag Kittlaus, Christopher Dean Brigham, Richard Donald Giuli, Didier Rene Guzzoni, Marcello Bastea Forte: Paraphrasing of user requests and results by automated digital assistant. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, January 6, 2015: US08930191 (50 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent digital assistant are disclosed. A user request is received, the user request including at least a speech input received from a user. In response to the user request, (1) an echo of the speech input based on a ...


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Thomas Robert Gruber, Adam John Cheyer, Didier Rene Guzzoni, Christopher Dean Brigham, Richard Donald Giuli, Marcello Bastea Forte, Harry Joseph Saddler: Active input elicitation by intelligent automated assistant. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, March 11, 2014: US08670979 (49 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent automated assistant are disclosed. A user request is received through a conversation interface of the intelligent automated assistant, the user request including at least a speech input received from a user. O ...


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Adam John Cheyer, Didier Rene Guzzoni, Thomas Robert Gruber, Christopher Dean Brigham: Intent deduction based on previous user interactions with voice assistant. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, April 22, 2014: US08706503 (47 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent digital assistant are disclosed. A text string is obtained from a speech input received from a user. Information is derived from a communication event that occurred at the electronic device prior to receipt of ...


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Thomas Robert Gruber, Adam John Cheyer, Dag Kittlaus, Didier Rene Guzzoni, Christopher Dean Brigham, Richard Donald Giuli, Marcello Bastea Forte, Harry Joseph Saddler: Intelligent automated assistant. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, April 19, 2016: US09318108 (32 worldwide citation)

An intelligent automated assistant system engages with the user in an integrated, conversational manner using natural language dialog, and invokes external services when appropriate to obtain information or perform various actions. The system can be implemented using any of a number of different pla ...


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Lik Harry Chen, Adam John Cheyer, Didier Rene Guzzoni, Thomas Robert Gruber: Personalized vocabulary for digital assistant. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, December 2, 2014: US08903716 (31 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent digital assistant are disclosed. A text string is obtained from a speech input received from a user. The received text string is interpreted to derive a representation of user intent based at least in part on ...


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Adam John Cheyer, Christopher Dean Brigham, Didier Rene Guzzoni: Determining user intent based on ontologies of domains. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, January 27, 2015: US08942986 (27 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent digital assistant are disclosed. A plurality of predefined domains each representing a respective area of service offered by an intelligent automated assistant are stored. A text string derived from a user req ...


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Thomas Robert Gruber, Adam John Cheyer, Didier Rene Guzzoni: Using event alert text as input to an automated assistant. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, August 25, 2015: US09117447 (27 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent digital assistant are disclosed. An event alert is detected, where the event alert includes context data. A representation of an intent is derived based at least in part on the context data. At least one domai ...


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Adam John Cheyer, Didier Rene Guzzoni, Thomas Robert Gruber, Christopher Dean Brigham, Dag Kittlaus: Maintaining context information between user interactions with a voice assistant. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, May 20, 2014: US08731942 (27 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent digital assistant are disclosed. A first task is performed using a first parameter. A text string is obtained from a speech input received from a user. Based at least partially on the text string, a second tas ...


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Thomas Robert Gruber, Adam John Cheyer, Dag Kittlaus, Didier Rene Guzzoni, Christopher Dean Brigham, Richard Donald Giuli, Marcello Bastea Forte, Harry Joseph Saddler: Intelligent automated assistant. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, January 17, 2017: US09548050 (10 worldwide citation)

The intelligent automated assistant system engages with the user in an integrated, conversational manner using natural language dialog, and invokes external services when appropriate to obtain information or perform various actions. The system can be implemented using any of a number of different pl ...



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