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Nicolas Scheffer, Luciana Ferrer: Method and apparatus for acoustic signal characterization. SRI International, Barnes & Thornburg, November 8, 2016: US09489965 (3 worldwide citation)

Characterizing an acoustic signal includes extracting a vector from the acoustic signal, where the vector contains information about the nuisance characteristics present in the acoustic signal, and computing a set of likelihoods of the vector for a plurality of classes that model a plurality of nuis ...


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Elizabeth Shriberg, Luciana Ferrer, Andreas Stolcke, Martin Graciarena, Nicolas Scheffer: Method and apparatus for speaker-calibrated speaker detection. SRI INTERNATIONAL, Barnes & Thornburg, Thomas J McWilliams, Edward F Behm Jr, September 29, 2015: US09147401 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for speaker-calibrated speaker detection. One embodiment of a method for generating a speaker model for use in detecting a speaker of interest includes identifying one or more speech features that best distinguish the speaker of interest from a ...


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Gokhan Tur, Horacio E Franco, Elizabeth Shriberg, Gregory K Myers, William S Mark, Norman D Winarsky, Andreas Stolcke, Bart Peintner, Michael J Wolverton, Luciana Ferrer, Martin Graciarena, Neil Yorke Smith, Harry Bratt: Method and apparatus for tailoring the output of an intelligent automated assistant to a user. SRI INTERNATIONAL, Barnes & Thornburg, November 22, 2016: US09501743 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for tailoring the output of an intelligent automated assistant. One embodiment of a method for conducting an interaction with a human user includes collecting data about the user using a multimodal set of sensors positioned in a vicinity of the ...


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Gokhan Tur, Horacio E Franco, Elizabeth Shriberg, Gregory K Myers, William S Mark, Norman D Winarsky, Andreas Stolcke, Bart Peintner, Michael J Wolverton, Luciana Ferrer, Martin Graciarena, Harry Bratt, Neil Yorke Smith: Method and apparatus for tailoring the output of an intelligent automated assistant to a user. SRI INTERNATIONAL, Barnes & Thornburg, Thomas J McWilliams, Edward F Behm Jr, December 15, 2015: US09213558 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for tailoring the output of an intelligent automated assistant. One embodiment of a method for conducting an interaction with a human user includes collecting data about the user using a multimodal set of sensors positioned in a vicinity of the ...


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Horacio E Franco, Luciana Ferrer, Harry Bratt, Colleen Richey, Kristin Precoda, Victor Abrash: Method and apparatus for classifying lexical stress. SRI INTERNATIONAL, Hickman Palermo Becker Bingham, March 27, 2018: US09928832

A method for classifying lexical stress in an utterance includes generating a feature vector representing stress characteristics of a syllable occurring in the utterance, wherein the feature vector includes a plurality of features based on prosodic information and spectral information, computing a p ...


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Elizabeth Shriberg, Luciana Ferrer, Andreas Stolcke, Martin Graciarena, Nicolas Scheffer: Method and apparatus for speaker-calibrated speaker detection. SRI INTERNATIONAL, Barnes & Thornburg, February 7, 2017: US09564134

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for speaker-calibrated speaker detection. One embodiment of a method for generating a speaker model for use in detecting a speaker of interest includes identifying one or more speech features that best distinguish the speaker of interest from a ...


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Harry BRATT, Luciana Ferrer, Martin Graciarena, Sachin Kajarekar, Elizabeth Shriberg, Mustafa Sonmez, Andreas Stolcke, Gokhan Tur, Anand Venkataraman: Method and apparatus for speaker recognition. Patterson & Sheridan, Sri International, January 10, 2008: US20080010065-A1

A method and apparatus for speaker recognition is provided. One embodiment of a method for determining whether a given speech signal is produced by an alleged speaker, where a plurality of statistical models (including at least one support vector machine) have been produced for the alleged speaker b ...


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Gokhan Tur, Horacio E Franco, Elizabeth Shriberg, Gregory K Myers, William S Mark, Norman D Winarsky, Andreas Stolcke, Bart Peintner, Michael J Wolverton, Luciana Ferrer, Martin Graciarena, Neil Yorke Smith: Method and apparatus for tailoring the output of an intelligent automated assistant to a user. June 28, 2012: US20120166365-A1

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for tailoring the output of an intelligent automated assistant. One embodiment of a method for conducting an interaction with a human user includes collecting data about the user using a multimodal set of sensors positioned in a vicinity of the ...