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Stephane Herman Maes, Jan Sedivy: Portable information and transaction processing system and method utilizing biometric authorization and digital certificate security. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, January 18, 2000: US06016476 (670 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a portable client PDA with a touch screen or other equivalent user interface and having a microphone and local central processing unit (CPU) for processing voice commands and for processing biometric data to provide user verification. The PDA also includes a memory for stori ...


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Dimitri Kanevsky, Vit V Libal, Jan Sedivy, Wlodek W Zadrozny: Speaker model adaptation via network of similar users. International Business Machines, Louis J Percello, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, August 27, 2002: US06442519 (122 worldwide citation)

A speech recognition system, method and program product for recognizing speech input from computer users connected together over a network of computers. Speech recognition computer users on the network are clustered into classes of similar users according their similarities, including characteristic ...


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Jan Kleindienst, Martin Labsky, Stephane H Maes, Jan Sedivy: Multi-modal messaging. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, Frank V DeRosa, January 1, 2008: US07315613 (49 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for multi-modal messaging that enable a user to compose, send and retrieve messages, such as SMS, MMS, IM or ordinary e-mail messages, for example, using one or more I/O (input/output) modalities (e.g., speech I/O and/or GUI I/O). A method for composing messages combines the adva ...


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Dimitri Kanevsky, Salim Estephan Roukos, Jan Sedivy: Statistical language model for inflected languages. International Business Machines Corporation, November 10, 1998: US05835888 (46 worldwide citation)

A statistical language model for inflected languages, having very large vocabularies, is generated by splitting words into stems, prefixes and endings, and deriving trigrams for the stems, ending and prefixes. The statistical dependence of endings and prefixes from each stem is also obtained, and th ...


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Dimitri Kanevsky, Michael Daniel Monkowski, Jan Sedivy: Apparatus and method for forming a filtered inflected language model for automatic speech recognition. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, June 6, 2000: US06073091 (38 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a language model for a language having a selected vocabulary of word forms comprises: (a) mapping the word forms into integer vectors in accordance with frequencies of word form occurrence; (b) partitioning the integer vectors into subsets, the subsets respectively having ranges ...


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Jaroslav Gergic, Rafah A Hosn, Jan Kleindienst, Stephane H Maes, Thiruvilwamalai V Raman, Jan Sedivy, Ladislav Seredi: Reusable voiceXML dialog components, subdialogs and beans. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, February 3, 2009: US07487440 (34 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for building speech-based applications using reusable dialog components based on VoiceXML (Voice eXtensible Markup Language). VoiceXML reusable dialog components can be used for building a voice interface for use with multi-modal, multi-channel and conversational applications tha ...


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Raimo Bakis, David Nahamoo, Michael Alan Picheny, Jan Sedivy: Hierarchical labeler in a speech recognition system. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, February 8, 2000: US06023673 (32 worldwide citation)

A speech coding apparatus and method uses a hierarchy of prototype sets to code an utterance while consuming fewer computing resources. The value of at least one feature of an utterance is measured during each of a series of successive time intervals to produce a series of feature vector signals rep ...


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Mark E Epstein, Ponani S Gopalakrishnan, David Nahamoo, Michael A Picheny, Jan Sedivy: Speech coding apparatus and method using classification rules. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert P Tassinari, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, May 28, 1996: US05522011 (16 worldwide citation)

A speech coding apparatus and method uses classification rules to code an utterance while consuming fewer computing resources. The value of at least one feature of an utterance is measured during each of a series of successive time intervals to produce a series of feature vector signals representing ...


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Ponani Gopalakrishnan, Dimitri Kanevsky, Michael Daniel Monkowski, Jan Sedivy: System and methods for acoustic and language modeling for automatic speech recognition with large vocabularies. International Business Machines Corporation, Frank V DeRosa, August 9, 2005: US06928404 (13 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for generating a language component vocabulary VC for a speech recognition system having a language vocabulary V of a plurality of word forms. One method for generating a language component vocabulary VC for a speech recognition system having a language vocabulary V ...


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Ganesh N Ramaswamy, Jan Sedivy, Stephane H Maes: Systems and methods for providing dialog localization in a distributed environment and enabling conversational communication using generalized user gestures. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, January 13, 2009: US07478171 (12 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for providing conversational computing in a distributed multi-modal environment and in particular, systems and methods for enabling a user to conversationally communicate with entities in a distributed network using a portable access device, wherein interaction dialog for communi ...