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Adam Cheyer, Didier Guzzoni: Method and apparatus for building an intelligent automated assistant. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, March 18, 2014: US08677377 (85 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for building an intelligent automated assistant. Embodiments of the present invention rely on the concept of “active ontologies” (e.g., execution environments constructed in an ontology-like manner) to build and run applications for use by intelligent automated as ...


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Thomas Robert Gruber, Adam John Cheyer, Dag Kittlaus, Didier Rene Guzzoni, Christopher Dean Brigham, Richard Donald Giuli, Marcello Bastea Forte, Harry Joseph Saddler: Intelligent automated assistant. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, January 17, 2017: US09548050 (11 worldwide citation)

The intelligent automated assistant system engages with the user in an integrated, conversational manner using natural language dialog, and invokes external services when appropriate to obtain information or perform various actions. The system can be implemented using any of a number of different pl ...


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Adam Cheyer, Didier Guzzoni: Method and apparatus for building an intelligent automated assistant. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, November 22, 2016: US09501741 (4 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for building an intelligent automated assistant. Embodiments of the present invention rely on the concept of “active ontologies” (e.g., execution environments constructed in an ontology-like manner) to build and run applications for use by intelligent automated as ...


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Thomas Robert Gruber, Christopher Dean Brigham, Daniel S Keen, Gregory Novick, Benjamin S Phipps: Using context information to facilitate processing of commands in a virtual assistant. Apple, Dentons US, January 2, 2018: US09858925

A virtual assistant uses context information to supplement natural language or gestural input from a user. Context helps to clarify the user's intent and to reduce the number of candidate interpretations of the user's input, and reduces the need for the user to provide excessive clarification input. ...


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Adam Cheyer, Didier Guzzoni: Method and apparatus for building an intelligent automated assistant. Patterson & Sheridan, Sri International, May 3, 2007: US20070100790-A1

A method and apparatus are provided for building an intelligent automated assistant. Embodiments of the present invention rely on the concept of “active ontologies” (e.g., execution environments constructed in an ontology-like manner) to build and run applications for use by intelligent automated as ...


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Method and Apparatus for Building an Intelligent Automated Assistant. Apple, April 17, 2014: US20140108303-A1

A method and apparatus are provided for building an intelligent automated assistant. Embodiments of the present invention rely on the concept of “active ontologies” (e.g., execution environments constructed in an ontology-like manner) to build and run applications for use by intelligent automated as ...


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METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR BUILDING AN INTELLIGENT AUTOMATED ASSISTANT. February 9, 2017: US20170039475-A1

A method and apparatus are provided for building an intelligent automated assistant. Embodiments of the present invention rely on the concept of “active ontologies” (e.g., execution environments constructed in an ontology-like manner) to build and run applications for use by intelligent automated as ...


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INTERFACE FOR A VIRTUAL DIGITAL ASSISTANT. June 8, 2017: US20170161018-A1

The digital assistant displays a digital assistant object in an object region of a display screen. The digital assistant then obtains at least one information item based on a speech input from a user. Upon determining that the at least one information item can be displayed in its entirety in the dis ...


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INTELLIGENT AUTOMATED ASSISTANT. June 22, 2017: US20170178626-A1

The intelligent automated assistant system engages with the user in an integrated, conversational manner using natural language dialog, and invokes external services when appropriate to obtain information or perform various actions. The system can be implemented using any of a number of different pl ...


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PROSTHESIS AUTOMATED ASSISTANT. September 27, 2018: US20180275956-A1

A method, including implementing a hearing prosthesis automated assistant on one or more computing devices having one or more processors and memory, the method including, at the one or more computing devices, at an input device, receiving hearing prosthesis recipient input, the input invoking the au ...