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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 (304 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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Mukund Padmanabhan, Michael Picheny, David Nahamoo, Salim Roukos: Telephone messaging and editing system. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, April 17, 2001: US06219638 (168 worldwide citation)

A messaging system for receiving speech over a telephone and converting the speech to text includes a first server for receiving speech input by a user, a speech recognition system for converting the speech to text, a speech synthesizer for converting the text to speech for playing back the synthesi ...


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Raymond Lau, Ronald Rosenfeld, Salim Roukos: Building scalable N-gram language models using maximum likelihood maximum entropy N-gram models. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert Tasinari, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, November 14, 1995: US05467425 (97 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an n-gram language modeler which significantly reduces the memory storage requirement and convergence time for language modelling systems and methods. The present invention aligns each n-gram with one of "n" number of non-intersecting classes. A count is determined for each ...


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Jeffrey Scott McCarley, Salim Roukos: Statistical translation system and method for fast sense disambiguation and translation of large corpora using fertility models and sense models. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, July 18, 2000: US06092034 (79 worldwide citation)

A system and method for translating a series of source words in a first language to a series of target words in a second language is provided. The system includes an input device for inputting the series of source words. A fertility hypothesis generator operatively coupled to the input device genera ...


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Raymond Lau, Ronald Rosenfeld, Salim Roukos: Building scalable n-gram language models using maximum likelihood maximum entropy n-gram models. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert Tasinari, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, June 17, 1997: US05640487 (66 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an n-gram language modeler which significantly reduces the memory storage requirement and convergence time for language modelling systems and methods. The present invention aligns each n-gram with one of "n" number of non-intersecting classes. A count is determined for each ...


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Lalit Rai Bahl, David Lubensky, Mukund Padmanabhan, Salim Roukos: Specific task composite acoustic models. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, July 10, 2001: US06260014 (22 worldwide citation)

A method for recognizing speech includes the steps of providing a generic model having a baseform representation of a vocabulary of words, identifying a subset of words relating to an application, constructing a task specific model for the subset of words, constructing a composite model by combining ...


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Jiri Navratil, Salim Roukos, Robert T Ward: Automatic cognate detection in a computer-assisted language learning system. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Cantor Colburn, Kurt Goudy, July 26, 2016: US09400781

According to an aspect, a first word in a first language and a second word in a second language in a bilingual corpus are stemmed. A probability for aligning the first stem and the second stem and a distance metric between the normalized first stem and the normalized second stem are calculated. The ...


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Jiri Navratil, Salim Roukos, Robert T Ward: Automatic cognate detection in a computer-assisted language learning system. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Cantor Colburn, Kurt Goudy, May 30, 2017: US09665562

According to an aspect, a first word in a first language and a second word in a second language in a bilingual corpus are stemmed. A probability for aligning the first stem and the second stem and a distance metric between the normalized first stem and the normalized second stem are calculated. The ...


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Xiaoqiang Luo, Salim Roukos, Min Tang: System and method for rapid development of natural language understanding using active learning. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, June 10, 2004: US20040111253-A1

A method, computer program product, and data processing system for training a statistical parser by utilizing active learning techniques to reduce the size of the corpus of human-annotated training samples (e.g., sentences) needed is disclosed. According to a preferred embodiment of the present inve ...



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