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Stephen N Levine, Larry C Puhl, Harry M Bliss, Gerald E Corrigan: Bit synchronization method for a digital radio telephone system. Motorola, Douglas A Boehm, Charles L Warren, Donald B Southard, February 7, 1989: US04803726 (123 worldwide citation)

A method and means for maintaining continuous bit synchronization of data transmitted from a remote unit through a base unit to a landline unit is disclosed. An input data stream at a first bit rate, such as digitized or encrypted speech, is interleaved with a plurality of signalling words, and tran ...


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William K Thompson, Harry M Bliss: Frame goals for dialog system. Motorola, February 2, 2010: US07657434 (99 worldwide citation)

A frame definition for use by dialog system during an interaction with a user, the frame definition includes at least one data field and at least one goal comprising a Boolean function of one or more filled predicates, each of which takes a reference to a field of the frame as its argument. A goal i ...


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Harry M Bliss, Larry C Puhl: Navigation system with easily learned destination selection interface. Motorola, Steven G Parmelee, December 10, 1991: US05072395 (55 worldwide citation)

A navigation system having a destination selection input mechanism that can be readily and rapidly used by an inexperienced user. The display (103) and user input (102) are physically configured and controllably intercoupled to support the conveyance of an impression to the inexperienced user that t ...


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Changxue C Ma, Harry M Bliss, Yan M Cheng: Method and system for interpreting verbal inputs in multimodal dialog system. Motorola, September 1, 2009: US07584099 (9 worldwide citation)

A method, a system and a computer program product for interpreting a verbal input in a multimodal dialog system are provided. The method includes assigning (302) a confidence value to at least one word generated by a verbal recognition component. The method further includes generating (304) a semant ...


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Changxue Ma, Harry M Bliss: Method and apparatus for enabling multimodal tags in a communication device by discarding redundant information in the tags training signals. Google Technology Holdings, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, May 12, 2015: US09031843

A method and apparatus for enabling multimodal tags in a communication device is disclosed. The method comprises receiving a first training signal and receiving a second training signal in conjunction with the first training signal. A multimodal tag is created by discarding redundant or non-discrimi ...


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Harry M Bliss: Method and apparatus for determining the appearance of a character display by an electronic device. Motorola, Motorola, December 4, 2008: US20080297515-A1

A method and an electronic device are for for selecting apparel for a character that is generated by an electronic device. The method and electronic device determine a changed context of the character, select an updated set of apparel for the character based on the changed context of the character, ...


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Dale Russell, Harry M Bliss: Method and apparatus for generating a translation table. Motorola, July 28, 2005: US20050165599-A1

A method and apparatus for generating a translation table (105) is provided herein. The translation table is automatically generated by firstly accessing a domain model (301) and an SCL specification (303). With access to both domain model and the SCL specification, a translation table is then creat ...


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William K Thompson, Harry M Bliss: Frame goals for dialog system. Motorola, Motorola, December 6, 2007: US20070282606-A1

A frame definition for use by dialog system during an interaction with a user, the frame definition includes at least one data field and at least one goal comprising a Boolean function of one or more filled predicates, each of which takes a reference to a field of the frame as its argument. A goal i ...


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Harry M Bliss, W Garland Phillips: Grammar adaptation through cooperative client and server based speech recognition. Motorola, Motorola, November 29, 2007: US20070276651-A1

A system (200) and method (300) for grammar adaptation is provided. The method can include attempting a first recognition of a spoken utterance (304) using a first speech grammar (204), consulting (308) a second speech grammar (224) based on a recognition failure, and receiving a correct recognition ...


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Harry M Bliss: Electronic device and method for visual text interpretation. Motorola, April 20, 2006: US20060083431-A1

An electronic device (700) captures an image (105, 725) that includes textual information having captured words that are organized in a captured arrangement. The electronic device performs optical character recognition (OCR) (110, 730) in a portion of the image to form a collection of recognized wor ...