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George J Vysotsky, Ayman O Asadi, David M Lubensky, Vijay R Raman, Jayant M Naik: Methods and apparatus for activating telephone services in response to speech. NYNEX Science & Technology, Michael P Straub, Peter L Michaelson, Michaelson & Wallace, February 17, 1998: US05719921 (170 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for activating telephone services in response to speech are described. A directory including names is maintained for each customer. A speaker dependent speech template and a telephone number for each name, is maintained as part of each customer's directory. Speaker independent ...


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Vijay R Raman, George J Vysotsky: Methods and apparatus for generating and using garbage models for speaker dependent speech recognition purposes. Nynex Science & Technology, Peter L Michaelson, Michael P Straub, Michaelson & Wallace, November 24, 1998: US05842165 (117 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for the generation of speaker dependent garbage models from the very same data used to generate speaker dependent speech recognition models, e.g., word models, are described. The technique involves processing the data included in the speaker dependent speech recognition models ...


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George J Vysotsky, Vijay R Raman: Methods and apparatus for generating and using speaker independent garbage models for speaker dependent speech recognition purpose. Nynex Science and Technology, Peter L Michaelson, Michael P Michaelson & Wallace Straub, April 20, 1999: US05895448 (106 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for generating and using both speaker dependent and speaker independent garbage models in speaker dependent speech recognition applications are described. The present invention recognizes that in some speech recognition systems, e.g., systems where multiple speech recognition o ...


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George J Vysotsky, Ayman O Asadi, David M Lubensky, Vijay R Raman, Jayant M Naik: Methods and apparatus for performing speaker independent recognition of commands in parallel with speaker dependent recognition of names, words or phrases. Nynex Science & Technology, Peter L Michaelson, Michael P Straub, Michaelson & Wallace, November 3, 1998: US05832063 (96 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for activating telephone services in response to speech are described. A directory including names is maintained for each customer. A speaker dependent speech template and a telephone number for each name, is maintained as part of each customer's directory. Speaker independent ...


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Vijay R Raman: Speech recoginition methods and apparatus. Nynex Science and Technology, Peter L Michaelson, Michael P Straub, Michaelson & Wallace, April 6, 1999: US05893059 (54 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for transitioning from one speech recognition system to another and for reusing existing speech recognition data are described. In particular, various methods of converting speech recognition templates or models from a first format to a second format are described. Methods for ...


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Vijay R Raman: Method and apparatus for transitioning from one voice recognition system to another. NYNEX Science and Technology, Michael P Straub, Straub & Pokotylo, January 11, 2000: US06014624 (28 worldwide citation)

Converting speech recognition templates or models from a first format to a second format improves the recognition rate achieved using the converted templates or models. Storing source and/or scoring information for templates or models so that converted models or templates can be scored differently t ...


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Vijay R Raman, Mark R Cromack: Adaptive echo canceller for voice messaging system. Digital Sound Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, March 21, 1995: US05400394 (26 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for echo cancellation in voice-messaging and voice-response systems, to enhance recognition of received DTMF and voice signals, comprising an efficient software echo canceller using adaptive digital filtering techniques. The voice messaging system includes analog telephone li ...


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George J Vysotsky, Vijay R Raman: Methods and apparatus for generating and using out of vocabulary word models for speaker dependent speech recognition. Nynex Science & Technology, Peter L Michaelson, Michael P Straub, Michaelson & Wallace, June 13, 2000: US06076054 (23 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for generating and using both speaker dependent and speaker independent garbage models in speaker dependent speech recognition applications are described. The present invention recognizes that in some speech recognition systems, e.g., systems where multiple speech recognition o ...


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Amy E Ulug, Suresh K Panganamala, Stephen R Springer, Rakesh Ramadas, William Bridges Smith Jr, Vijay R Raman, Deepali Pathak: System and method for displaying key performance indicators in an application design tool. Nuance Communications, Lessani Law Group PC, June 24, 2014: US08762939 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method enable a designer to design an application using a design tool, deploy the application for execution, and subsequently view statistics related to the execution within the design tool. The designer uses the design tool to create an application flow for the application, and the des ...


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Rajeev Agarwal, David Ardman, Muneeb Master, David Andrew Mauro, Vijay R Raman, Amy E Ulug, Zulfikar Valli: Method and an apparatus to disambiguate requests. Nuance Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, May 8, 2012: US08175248 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus to disambiguate requests are presented. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a request for information from a user. Then data is retrieved from a back-end database in response to the request. Based on a predetermined configuration of a disambiguation system and ...