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Kishore A Papineni, Salim Roukos, Robert T Ward: Natural language task-oriented dialog manager and method. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, June 12, 2001: US06246981 (369 worldwide citation)

A system for conversant interaction includes a recognizer for receiving and processing input information and outputting a recognized representation of the input information. A dialog manager is coupled to the recognizer for receiving the recognized representation of the input information, the dialog ...


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Mark E Epstein, Sharon B Jones, Robert T Ward: Integrated development tool for building a natural language understanding application. International Business Machines Corporation, Akerman Senterfitt, March 13, 2007: US07191119 (21 worldwide citation)

A method of developing natural language understanding (NLU) applications can include determining NLU interpretation information from an NLU training corpus of text using a multi-pass processing technique. The alteration of one pass automatically can alter an input for a subsequent pass. The NLU inte ...


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Paul S Cohen, Srinivasa P Rao, Robert T Ward: Disabling and enabling of subvocabularies in speech recognition systems. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau&Associates, May 27, 2003: US06571209 (9 worldwide citation)

A method for designating a subvocabulary for speech recognition systems includes the steps of providing a vocabulary of words each having a flag with a first value, selecting words to be eliminated from the vocabulary, setting the flags of the selected words to a second value and processing speech b ...


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Robert T Ward, John M Butler: Deep beam support arrangement for dynamoelectric machine stator coil end portions. Westinghouse Electric, D C Abeles, January 24, 1989: US04800314 (8 worldwide citation)

A coil support arrangement for use in connection with a dynamoelectric machine equipped with a stator having top and bottom winding coil end portions arranged in phase groups and extending outwardly from the stator at each end thereof. The support arrangement consists of a support ring encircling th ...


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Kevin J Konrad, Robert T Ward: Generator slot hose wedge assembly. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, G R Jarosik, November 15, 1994: US05365135 (7 worldwide citation)

A wedge assembly for use in retaining a conductive winding in the core slot of a dynamoelectric machine including a conformable hose positioned within the core slot and cooperable with the conductive winding. The conformable hose is useful in minimizing movement of the conductive winding during oper ...


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Robert T Ward: Electrical generator with improved liquid cooling arrangement. Westinghouse Electric, June 6, 1989: US04837469 (6 worldwide citation)

A cooling system for the parallel rings of an electrical generator. The system includes a coolant supply tank, supply and return lines, and a plurality of parallel, tubular liquid cooled conductor rings for conducting current generated in the stator windings of an electrical generator. Each ring has ...


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Charles M Rowe, Robert T Ward: Coil armor tape for new bonding surface and CORONOX seal. Westinghouse Electric, May 16, 1989: US04831303 (5 worldwide citation)

Improved turbine generators including stator coil bracing and methods for bonding stator coils to diamond spacers to reduce the leakage of Corona suppressive compositions, such as CORONOX.RTM., are provided. The apparatus and methods include wrapping a portion of the stator coils coated with the Cor ...


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Xiaoqiang Luo, Salim E Roukos, Robert T Ward: Adaptation of statistical parsers based on mathematical transform. International Business Machines Corporation, Ference & Associates, December 11, 2007: US07308400 (2 worldwide citation)

An arrangement for adapting statistical parsers to new data using a mathematical transform, particularly a Markov transform. In particular, it is assumed that an initial statistical parser is available and a batch of new data is given. The initial model is mapped to a new model by a Markov matrix, e ...


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Robert T Ward, Cheryl A Costa, Larry L Zeller, Albert C Sismour Jr: Axial zone block assembly for electrical generators. Westinghouse Electric, G R Jarosik, November 2, 1993: US05258682 (1 worldwide citation)

A zone block assembly for maintaining a pressure barrier in an end area of a rotor in an electrodynamic system such as an electrical generator includes a zone block which is constructed and arranged to be positioned between a rotor and an end winding in an electrodynamic system to maintain a pressur ...


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Paul S Cohen, Surinibasa P Rao, Robert T Ward: Method for designating sub-vocabulary and program memory system. Internatl Business Mach Corp &Lt IBM&Gt, May 26, 2000: JP2000-148179 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a more multi-purpose method for stopping output or suppressing words regarded unpreferable by permitting and prohibiting a sub- vocabulary. SOLUTION: This method for designating a sub-vocabulary for speech recognition system comprises steps of proposing the vocabular ...