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Yoichi Takebayashi, Hiroyuki Tsuboi, Yoichi Sadamoto, Yasuki Yamashita, Yoshifumi Nagata, Shigenobu Seto, Hideaki Shinchi, Hideki Hashimoto: Speech dialogue system for facilitating improved human-computer interaction. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Software Engineering, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, November 19, 1996: US05577165 (206 worldwide citation)

A speech dialogue system capable of realizing natural and smooth dialogue between the system and a human user, and easy maneuverability of the system. In the system, a semantic content of input speech from a user is understood and a semantic content determination of a response output is made accordi ...


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Hiroyuki Tsuboi, Yoichi Takebayashi: Speech recognition apparatus using syntactic and semantic analysis. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, October 10, 1995: US05457768 (170 worldwide citation)

A speech recognition apparatus comprises a speech input unit for receiving an input speech signal, analyzing it, and outputting a speech feature parameter series, a speech recognition unit for extracting a speech feature vector from the parameter series, and matching it with a plurality of predeterm ...


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Yoichi Takebayashi, Hiroyuki Tsuboi, Yoichi Sadamoto, Yasuki Yamashita, Yoshifumi Nagata, Shigenobu Seto, Hideaki Shinchi, Hideki Hashimoto: Speech dialogue system for facilitating improved human-computer interaction. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Software Engineering, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, October 18, 1994: US05357596 (166 worldwide citation)

A speech dialogue system capable of realizing natural and smooth dialogue between the system and a human user, and easy maneuverability of the system. In the system, a semantic content of input speech from a user is understood and a semantic content determination of a response output is made accordi ...


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Kenichi Maeda, Hiroyuki Tsuboi, Yoichi Takebayashi: Pattern recognition device. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Foley & Lardner Schwartz Jeffery Schwaab Mack Blumenthal & Evans, May 15, 1990: US04926491 (110 worldwide citation)

A pattern recognition device is arranged to have learning of a reference pattern vector carried out in a recognition unit by making use of the pause periods in the recognition processing, without particularly providing a learning section for learning the reference pattern vector. Namely, a part or t ...


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Yoichi Takebayashi, Hiroyuki Tsuboi, Hiroshi Kanazawa: Word spotting in a variable noise level environment. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, August 11, 1998: US05794194 (30 worldwide citation)

Low- and high-dimensional feature parameters are obtained by analyzing a speech pattern to be recognized. A word spotting section extracts a plurality of approximate word feature vector candidates representing word features from the low-dimensional feature parameter without fixing word boundaries. S ...


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Noriyuki Motomura, Hiroyuki Tsuboi, Sadayoshi Yamada: Method and system of controlling injection molding machines. Toshiba Kikai Kabushiki Kaisha, Cushman Darby & Cushman, December 24, 1985: US04559991 (30 worldwide citation)

In a method and system of controlling an injection molding machine in which molten metal in an injection cylinder is injected into a metal mold by an injection plunger operated by an oil pressure operator and in which pressurized oil is supplied to the oil pressure operator through adjustable valve ...


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Norihiro Iwamoto, Hiroyuki Tsuboi, Yoshitami Hakata, Kimio Suzuki: Method and apparatus for detecting absolute position. Toshiba Kikai Kabushiki Kaisha, Koda and Androlia, July 12, 1988: US04757244 (14 worldwide citation)

A rod member provided with magnetic and non-magnetic portion arranged alternatingly is provided and a plurality of detecting heads for detecting magnetic resistance are disposed along the longitudinal direction of the rod member with predetermined distances, respectively. The pitches of the respecti ...


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Norihiro Iwamoto, Hiroyuki Tsuboi, Toshihiko Kaneko: Method of and system for operating squeeze plunger in die cast machine. Toshiba Machine, Cushman Darby & Cushman, June 12, 1990: US04932458 (14 worldwide citation)

A method of and a system for operating a squeeze plunger in a die cast machine. When the fill-up of molten metal in a cavity is completed by an injection plunger, the moving speed of the injection plunger is rapidly decreased. When the speed at this time becomes lower than a preset value, a preset d ...


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Norihiro Iwamoto, Hiroyuki Tsuboi, Toshihiko Kaneko: Casting control system of die cast machine. Toshiba Machine, Cushman Darby & Cushman, June 11, 1991: US05022457 (13 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a casting control system of a die cast machine, and more particularly to a system for controlling a high speed injection real stroke of an injection plunger and controlling valve closing timing for degassing gas in a mold cavity. The high speed injection real stroke is meas ...


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Hiroshi Kanazawa, Takehiko Isaka, Yoshifumi Nagata, Hiroyuki Tsuboi: Apparatus and method for correcting the difference in frequency characteristics between microphones for analyzing speech and for creating a recognition dictionary. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, February 29, 2000: US06032115 (10 worldwide citation)

In sound recognition apparatus of the present invention, user's utterance or a sound provided by an output section using previously stored sound waveforms is simultaneously inputted through a basic microphone of known frequency characteristics and an input microphone of unknown frequency characteris ...