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Andrew J Hunt, William D Walker, Johan Wouters: System and method for interfacing speech recognition grammars to individual components of a computer program. Sun Microsystems, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Lebovici, April 16, 2002: US06374226 (117 worldwide citation)

A system for incorporating speech recognition into a computer program, including a number of speech controller modules corresponding to program components within the computer program. Each speech controller module supports a speech recognition grammar having at least one rule, where the speech recog ...


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Geert Coorman, Johan Wouters: Speech enhancement techniques on the power spectrum. Nuance Communications, Daly Crowley Mofford & Durkee, May 12, 2015: US09031834 (13 worldwide citation)

The method provides a spectral speech description to be used for synthesis of a speech utterance, where at least one spectral envelope input representation is received. In one solution the improvement is made by manipulation an extremum, i.e. a peak or a valley, in the rapidly varying component of t ...


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Marie Claude Bossert, Joachim Franken, Johan Wouters, Johannes Hubertus Jozef Maria Kelders: Holder for a stick of a spreadable substance. Henkel Kommanditgellschaft Auf Aktien, Wayne C Jaeschke, Glenn E J Murphy, Kenneth K Watov, December 7, 1999: US05997201 (8 worldwide citation)

A device for holding a stick or rod of spreadable material includes a sleeve or container open on one side, an element co-acting with the stick, and a hand-operated means for varying the distance between the edge of the open side of the sleeve and the stick element. The stick or rod of spreadable ma ...


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Johan Wouters, Christof Traber, Marcel Riedi, Martin Reber, Jürgen Keller: Text to speech synthesis. Svox, Harness Dickey & Pierce, July 12, 2011: US07979280 (8 worldwide citation)

An input linguistic description is converted into a speech waveform by deriving at least one target unit sequence corresponding to the linguistic description, selecting from a waveform unit database for the target unit sequences a plurality of alternative unit sequences approximating the target unit ...


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Johan Wouters: Speech synthesis with dynamic constraints. Svox, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, October 30, 2012: US08301451 (3 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for providing speech parameters to be used for synthesis of a speech utterance. In at least one embodiment, the method includes receiving an input time series of first speech parameter vectors, preparing at least one input time series of second speech parameter vectors consisti ...


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Raphael Frederick, Bernard Masereel, Jeremy Reniers, Johan Wouters, Celine Bruyere, Robert Kiss, Céline Anne Marie Michelle Meinguet, Véronique Emmanuelle Julie Mathieu: Beta carboline derivatives useful in the treatment of proliferative disorders. FACULTES UNIVERSITAIRES NOTRE DAME DE LA PAIX, UNIVERSITE LIBRE BRUXELLES, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 27, 2015: US09168247 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention provides novel beta-carboline derivatives of formulae (Ia) and (Ib) useful in the treatment of proliferative disorders including cancer, intermediates used in their preparation, processes for preparing the same and uses thereof.


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Johan Wouters, Christof Traber, David Hagstrand, Alexis Wilpert, Jürgen Keller, Igor Nozhov: Text to speech synthesis for texts with foreign language inclusions. Nuance Communications, Daly Crowley Mofford & Durkee, March 24, 2015: US08990089 (1 worldwide citation)

A speech output is generated from a text input written in a first language and containing inclusions in a second language. Words in the native language are pronounced with a native pronunciation and words in the foreign language are pronounced with a proficient foreign pronunciation. Language depend ...


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Stanislaus Laurens Johan Wouters, Heinz Helmut Renggli, Danielle Angelique Horbach: Antibodies for use in targeted and temporary treatment of humans and animals. TraskBritt, October 30, 2007: US07288247 (1 worldwide citation)

An antibody or an antibody fragment that binds to an epitope under specifically chosen conditions; the binding of which to the epitope is broken under specifically chosen different conditions. Also, an antibody or antibody fragment with which a diagnostically, therapeutically or cosmetically active ...


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Paolo Mairano, Corinne Bos Plachez, Sourav Nandy, Johan Wouters, Silvia Maria Antonella Quazza, Dong Jian Yue: Systems and methods for generating speech of multiple styles from text. Nuance Communications, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, January 29, 2019: US10192541

A text-to-speech (TTS) system includes components capable of supporting the generation of speech output in any of multiple styles, and may switch seamlessly from producing speech output in one style to producing speech output in another style. For example, a concatenative TTS system may include a sp ...


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Stanislaus Laurens Johan Wouters, Heinz Helmut Renggli, Danielle Angelique Horbach: Antibodies for use in targeted and temporary treatment of humans and animals. Trask Britt, March 21, 2002: US20020034508-A1

An antibody or an antibody fragment that binds to an epitope under specifically chosen conditions; the binding of which to the epitope is broken under specifically chosen different conditions. Also, an antibody or antibody fragment with which a diagnostically, therapeutically or cosmetically active ...