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Peter F Brown, John Cocke, Stephen A Della Pietra, Vincent J Della Pietra, Frederick Jelinek, Jennifer C Lai, Robert L Mercer: Method and system for natural language translation. International Business Machines, Robert P Tassinari, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, December 19, 1995: US05477451 (373 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a system for translating text from a first source language into a second target language. The system assigns probabilities or scores to various target-language translations and then displays or makes otherwise available the highest scoring translations. The source text is fi ...


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Peter F Brown, Stephen A Della Pietra, Vincent J Della Pietra, Robert L Mercer, Philip S Resnik, Stanley S Chen: Speech recognition apparatus which predicts word classes from context and words from word classes. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D Schechter, November 30, 1993: US05267345 (169 worldwide citation)

A language generator for a speech recognition apparatus scores a word-series hypothesis by combining individual scores for each word in the hypothesis. The hypothesis score for a single word comprises a combination of the estimated conditional probability of occurrence of a first class of words comp ...


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Adam L Berger, Peter F Brown, Stephen A Della Pietra, Vincent J Della Pietra, Andrew S Kehler, Robert L Mercer: Language translation apparatus and method using context-based translation models. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D Schechter, Robert P Tassinari, April 23, 1996: US05510981 (167 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for translating a series of source words in a first language to a series of target words in a second language. For an input series of source words, at least two target hypotheses, each including a series of target words, are generated. Each target word has a context comprising at least ...


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Peter F Brown, Stephen A Della Pietra, Vincent J Della Pietra, Frederick Jelinek, Robert L Mercer: Speech recognition system for natural language translation. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D Schechter, March 8, 1994: US05293584 (88 worldwide citation)

A speech recognition system displays a source text of one or more words in a source language. The system has an acoustic processor for generating a sequence of coded representations of an utterance to be recognized. The utterance comprises a series of one or more words in a target language different ...