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Shinichi Ando, Kiyoshi Yamabana, Kenji Satoh: TRANSLATION SUPPORTING APPARATUS AND METHOD AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM, WHEREIN A TRANSLATION EXAMPLE USEFUL FOR THE TRANSLATION TASK IS SEARCHED OUT FROM WITHIN A TRANSLATION EXAMPLE DATABASE. NEC Corporation, Young & Thompson, February 18, 2003: US06523000 (39 worldwide citation)

A translation supporting apparatus which searches out a translation example useful for a translation task from within a translation example database is disclosed. The translation example database stores character strings of a first language and translation results of a second language corresponding ...


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Kiyoshi Yamabana: Word converting apparatus utilizing general dictionary and cooccurence dictionary to display prioritized candidate words. NEC Corporation, Foley & Lardner, February 9, 1999: US05870702 (18 worldwide citation)

A word converting apparatus displays converted results and cooccurrent examples in a candidate selection menu for allowing the user to easily and definitely select converted results of words in a cooccurrent relationship. A cooccurrence recognizer 15 recognizes a cooccurrent relationship between wor ...


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Kiyoshi Yamabana: Chart parsing method and system for natural language sentences based on dependency grammars. NEC Corporation, Foley & Lardner, December 18, 2001: US06332118 (18 worldwide citation)

A natural language processing system is disclosed. Upon inputting of a string of words to be analyzed, the natural language processing system generates an initial first chart in which locations between the words included in the input string of words are nodes while the words are edges and an initial ...


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Akihiko Sugiyama, Kiyoshi Yamabana, Kenji Sato: Information processing system, method of processing information, and program for processing information. NEC Corporation, Foley & Lardner, June 25, 2013: US08473099 (5 worldwide citation)

A robot for interpreting between a speaker and a listener is provided. The robot includes a direction identifying device for identifying directions of the speaker and the listener, and a motor for moving a robot body to a direction identified by the direction identifying device. The direction identi ...


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Akihiko Sugiyama, Kiyoshi Yamabana, Kenji Sato: Information processing system, which adds information to translation and converts it to voice signal, and method of processing information for the same. NEC Corporation, Foley & Lardner, April 30, 2013: US08433580 (4 worldwide citation)

An information processing system includes an information processing unit, an information changing unit, and an information reproducing unit. The information processing unit processes the information received by a sensor and transmits the result of processing to the information reproducing unit. The ...


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Koji Okabe, Ryosuke Isotani, Kiyoshi Yamabana, Ken Hanazawa: Language model score look-ahead value imparting device, language model score look-ahead value imparting method, and program storage medium. NEC Corporation, Sughrue Mion PLLC, March 25, 2014: US08682668

A speech recognition apparatus that performs frame synchronous beam search by using a language model score look-ahead value prevents the pruning of a correct answer hypothesis while suppressing an increase in the number of hypotheses. A language model score look-ahead value imparting device 108 is p ...


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Kiyoshi Yamabana: System and method for speech recognition using a reduced user dictionary, and computer readable storage medium therefor. NEC Corporation, Sughrue Mion PLLC, March 18, 2014: US08676582

A speech recognition system for rapidly performing recognition processing while maintaining quality of speech recognition in a speech recognition device, are provided. A speech recognition system includes a speech input device which inputs speech and displays a recognition result, and a speech recog ...


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Shinya Ishikawa, Kiyoshi Yamabana: Speech recognition system, method and program that generates a recognition result in parallel with a distance value. NEC Corporation, Foley & Lardner, April 19, 2011: US07930180

Speech recognition is performed at high speed by processing respective paths of multi-path speech recognition in parallel. A distance calculation unit receives temporal data sequence of acoustic features, calculates the distance values between all acoustic models and the speech features in the respe ...


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Akihiko Sugiyama, Kiyoshi Yamabana, Kenji Sato: Information processing system, method of processing information, and program for processing information. Nec Corporation, Foley And Lardner, April 12, 2007: US20070081529-A1

Information other than the result of correctly processing information can be reproduced. The information processing system comprises an information processing means 3, an information changing means 5, an information reproducing means 4. The information changing means 5 changes the result of processi ...


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Seiya Osada, Kiyoshi Yamabana: Machine Translation System, A Machine Translation Method And A Program. Nec Corporation, Foley And Lardner, February 14, 2008: US20080040096-A1

In machine translation and automatic interpretation processing, it is possible to appropriately translate proper nouns not registered to a dictionary. The proper noun dictionary data generating means 21 generates proper noun user dictionary data according to a predetermined rule using proper nouns i ...