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Kun Shan Lin, Jay B Reimer: Low data rate speech encoding employing syllable pitch patterns. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, N Rhys Merrett, Melvin Sharp, January 31, 1989: US04802223 (101 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a speech encoding technique useful in low data rate speech. Spoken input is analyzed to determine its basic phonological linguistic units and syllables. The pitch track for each syllable is compared with each of a predetermined set of pitch patterns. A pitch pattern forming ...


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Kun Shan Lin, Alva E Henderson, Gene A Frantz: Method and apparatus for converting voice characteristics of synthesized speech. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, James T Comfort, Leo Heiting, November 18, 1986: US04624012 (64 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for converting voice characteristics of synthesized speech from a single applied source of synthesized speech in a manner obtaining modified voice characteristics pertaining to the apparent age and/or sex of the speaker. The apparatus is capable of altering the voice characteris ...


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Gene A Frantz, Kun Shan Lin: Electronic apparatus from a host language. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, James T Comfort, Melvin Sharp, March 26, 1985: US04507750 (50 worldwide citation)

An electronic apparatus for translation from a host language to a non-host language in which the individual word is evaluated as to its contextual meaning. The sequence of words, typically a sentence, within the host language, which is communicated to the electronic apparatus is translated, through ...


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Kun Shan Lin, Kathleen M Goudie: Low data rate speech encoding employing syllable duration patterns. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, N Rhys Merrett, Melvin Sharp, January 17, 1989: US04799261 (38 worldwide citation)

Speech is analyzed for phonological linguistic units (phonemes or allophones), along with their duration pattern and pitch pattern contour as a group or string of a syllable. The patterns are encoded as the best-match pattern in a set of prestored standard patterns. This data is transmitted to a syn ...


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Gilbert A Lybrook, Kun Shan Lin, Gene A Frantz: Electronic apparatus for simulating singing of song. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, N Rhys Merrett, Melvin Sharp, March 15, 1988: US04731847 (37 worldwide citation)

An electronic apparatus in which the operator inputs both the textual material and a sequence of pitches which upon synthesization simulates singing qualities. The operator inputs a textual material, typically through a keyboard arrangement, and also a sequence of pitches as the tune of the desired ...


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Kun Shan Lin, Kathleen M Goudie, Gene A Frantz: Text-to-speech synthesis system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, N Rhys Merrett, Melvin Sharp, August 4, 1987: US04685135 (33 worldwide citation)

A text-to-speech synthesis system receives digital code representative of characters from a local or remote source, and converts those character codes into speech. A set of allophone rules is contained in a memory and each incoming character set is matched with the proper character set to describe t ...


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Kun Shan Lin: Formant tracker. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, Leo Heiting, Melvin Sharp, January 3, 1984: US04424415 (20 worldwide citation)

A formant tracker for receiving an analog speech signal and generating indicia representative of the formant. A pitch tracker determines the fundamental frequency of the analog speech input. The fundamental frequency is used to control a sinusoidal oscillator in the generation of a sinusoidal signal ...


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Kun Shan Lin, Kathleen M Goudie, Gene A Frantz: Speech producing system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, Melvin Sharp, James T Comfort, August 9, 1983: US04398059 (19 worldwide citation)

An electronic, speech producing system receives allophonic codes and produces speech-like sounds corresponding to these codes, through a loud speaker. A micro-controller controls the retrieval, from a read-only memory, of digital signals representative of individual allophone parameters. The address ...


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Kun Shan Lin, Pei Chun Yao, Chia Chi Chang: Anti-pharming in wireless computer networks at pre-IP state. Trend Micro Incorporated, Okamoto & Benedicto, May 29, 2012: US08191143 (9 worldwide citation)

Anti-pharming techniques in wireless computer networks at pre-IP state are disclosed. A user computer connecting to a wireless computer network may include an anti-pharming module configured to monitor data communications to and from a wireless access point of the wireless computer network. The anti ...


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Po Cheng Liang, Kun Shan Lin, Chien Ta Chu: Driver domain as security monitor in virtualization environment. Trend Micro, Beyer Law Group, April 22, 2014: US08707417 (9 worldwide citation)

A virtualization platform includes a number of virtual machines, one of which is configured as a driver domain and includes the network service control for routing network traffic between the other virtual machines. The privileged domain does not include the network service control. The network serv ...