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Robert A Kennewick, Min Ke, Michael Tjalve, Philippe Di Cristo: Dynamic speech sharpening. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, December 15, 2009: US07634409 (191 worldwide citation)

An enhanced system for speech interpretation is provided. The system may include receiving a user verbalization and generating one or more preliminary interpretations of the verbalization by identifying one or more phonemes in the verbalization. An acoustic grammar may be used to map the phonemes to ...


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Larry Baldwin, Tom Freeman, Michael Tjalve, Blane Ebersold, Chris Weider: System and method for a cooperative conversational voice user interface. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, December 6, 2011: US08073681 (189 worldwide citation)

A cooperative conversational voice user interface is provided. The cooperative conversational voice user interface may build upon short-term and long-term shared knowledge to generate one or more explicit and/or implicit hypotheses about an intent of a user utterance. The hypotheses may be ranked ba ...


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Robert A Kennewick, Min Ke, Michael Tjalve, Philippe Di Cristo: Dynamic speech sharpening. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, July 19, 2011: US07983917 (179 worldwide citation)

An enhanced system for speech interpretation is provided. The system may include receiving a user verbalization and generating one or more preliminary interpretations of the verbalization by identifying one or more phonemes in the verbalization. An acoustic grammar may be used to map the phonemes to ...


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Robert A Kennewick, Min Ke, Michael Tjalve, Philippe Di Cristo: Dynamic speech sharpening. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, November 29, 2011: US08069046 (177 worldwide citation)

An enhanced system for speech interpretation is provided. The system may include receiving a user verbalization and generating one or more preliminary interpretations of the verbalization by identifying one or more phonemes in the verbalization. An acoustic grammar may be used to map the phonemes to ...


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Michael R Kennewick, Catherine Cheung, Larry Baldwin, Ari Salomon, Michael Tjalve, Sheetal Guttigoli, Lynn Armstrong, Philippe Di Cristo, Bernie Zimmerman, Sam Menaker: System and method for providing a natural language voice user interface in an integrated voice navigation services environment. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, March 20, 2012: US08140335 (168 worldwide citation)

A conversational, natural language voice user interface may provide an integrated voice navigation services environment. The voice user interface may enable a user to make natural language requests relating to various navigation services, and further, may interact with the user in a cooperative, con ...


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Robert A Kennewick, Min Ke, Michael Tjalve, Philippe Di Cristo: System and method for providing an acoustic grammar to dynamically sharpen speech interpretation. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, April 3, 2012: US08150694 (98 worldwide citation)

The system and method described herein may provide an acoustic grammar to dynamically sharpen speech interpretation. In particular, the acoustic grammar may be used to map one or more phonemes identified in a user verbalization to one or more syllables or words, wherein the acoustic grammar may have ...


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Michael R Kennewick, Catherine Cheung, Larry Baldwin, Ari Salomon, Michael Tjalve, Sheetal Guttigoli, Lynn Armstrong, Philippe DiChristo, Bernie Zimmerman, Sam Menaker: System and method for dynamically generating a recognition grammar in an integrated voice navigation services environment. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, December 4, 2012: US08326627 (37 worldwide citation)

The system and method described herein may dynamically generate a recognition grammar associated with a conversational voice user interface in an integrated voice navigation services environment. In particular, in response to receiving a natural language utterance that relates to a navigation contex ...


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Michael R Kennewick, Catherine Cheung, Larry Baldwin, Ari Salomon, Michael Tjalve, Sheetal Guttigoli, Lynn Armstrong, Philippe DiChristo, Bernie Zimmerman, Sam Menaker: System and method for providing a natural language voice user interface in an integrated voice navigation services environment. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, February 5, 2013: US08370147 (34 worldwide citation)

A conversational, natural language voice user interface may provide an integrated voice navigation services environment. The voice user interface may enable a user to make natural language requests relating to various navigation services, and further, may interact with the user in a cooperative, con ...


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Michael R Kennewick, Catherine Cheung, Larry Baldwin, Ari Salomon, Michael Tjalve, Sheetal Guttigoli, Lynn Armstrong, Philippe DiChristo, Bernie Zimmerman, Sam Menaker: System and method for providing advertisements in an integrated voice navigation services environment. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, May 28, 2013: US08452598 (32 worldwide citation)

The system and method described herein may provide advertisements in an integrated voice navigation services environment. In particular, one or more advertisements may be identified based on affinities among a current location associated with a navigation device and shared knowledge and information ...


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Larry Baldwin, Tom Freeman, Michael Tjalve, Blane Ebersold, Chris Weider: System and method for a cooperative conversational voice user interface. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, August 20, 2013: US08515765 (28 worldwide citation)

A cooperative conversational voice user interface is provided. The cooperative conversational voice user interface may build upon short-term and long-term shared knowledge to generate one or more explicit and/or implicit hypotheses about an intent of a user utterance. The hypotheses may be ranked ba ...