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Roland Kuhn, Jean Claude Junqua: Method for letter-to-sound in text-to-speech synthesis. Matsushita Electric Industrial Co, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 22, 2000: US06029132 (112 worldwide citation)

A two-stage pronunciation generator utilizes mixed decision trees that includes a network of yes-no questions about letter, syntax, context, and dialect in a spelled word sequence. A second stage utilizes decision trees that includes a network of yes-no questions about adjacent phonemes in the phone ...


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Nen Fu Huang, Yao Tzung Wang, Trung Pao Lin: Method for maintaining virtual local area networks with mobile terminals in an ATM network. Industrial Technology Research Inst, Proskauer Rose, March 21, 2000: US06041358 (111 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for implementing virtual local area networks (VLANs) over ATM using LAN over ATM emulation technology. Server nodes which provide address registration/resolution and which enable multicast and broadcast routing on each VLAN are interconnected into multiple trees. The ...


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Rosario Gennaro, Shai Halevi, Tal Rabin: Secure hash-and-sign signatures. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis P Herzberg, June 10, 2003: US06578144 (111 worldwide citation)

This invention is a method and apparatus which provide a solution to the problem of constructing efficient and secure digital signature schemes. It presents a signature scheme that can be proven to be existentially unforgeable under a chosen message attack, assuming a variant of the RSA conjecture. ...


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Nasser Yazdani, Paul Seungkyu Min: Method and apparatus for building and using multi-dimensional index trees for multi-dimensional data objects. Thompson Coburn, February 22, 2005: US06859455 (106 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for building a searchable multi-dimensional index tree that indexes a plurality of data objects. In one aspect of the invention, the index tree divides dataspace into three subspaces and indexes the data objects using a single dimension. If too many data objects m ...


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David Allan, Nigel Bragg, Paul Unbehagen, Peter Ashwood Smith, Yin Guoli: Method and apparatus for exchanging routing information and the establishment of connectivity across multiple network areas. Rockstar Bidco, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, July 17, 2012: US08223668 (105 worldwide citation)

Routes may be installed across multiple link state protocol controlled Ethernet network areas by causing ABBs to leak I-SID information advertised by BEBs a L1 network area into an L2 network area. ABBs will only leak I-SIDs for BEBs where it is the closest ABB for that BEB. Where another ABB on the ...


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Asta Khavakh, William McDonough, Oleg Voloshin, Yaoguang Wang: Method and system for route calculation in a navigation application. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, Lawrence M Kaplan, January 13, 2004: US06678611 (105 worldwide citation)

A program and method for route calculation for use with a navigation system and used with a map database that represents a road network in a geographic region. A route calculation program is adapted to find at least one solution route between a first location on a road network and a second location ...


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Roland Kuhn, Jean Claude Junqua, Matteo Contolini: Method and apparatus using decision trees to generate and score multiple pronunciations for a spelled word. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 18, 2000: US06016471 (104 worldwide citation)

The mixed decision tree includes a network of yes-no questions about adjacent letters in a spelled word sequence and also about adjacent phonemes in the phoneme sequence corresponding to the spelled word sequence. Leaf nodes of the mixed decision tree provide information about which phonetic transcr ...


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Donald I MacAllister, Douglas L Turner: Automated audio output device for a telephone set. Gene Scott, January 2, 1996: US05481599 (101 worldwide citation)

A circuit for use with or built into a telephone set, that detects and intercepts the telephone company's ring signal, supressing the telephone set's existing ringer, and substituting instead, a user selected audio segment. A choice of audio segments may be made from an internal memory device or as ...


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Jan Bialkowski, John Krawczyk: System for segmenting data packets to form binary decision trees which determine filter masks combined to filter the packets for forwarding. Wellfleet Communications, Fish & Richardson, October 31, 1995: US05463777 (101 worldwide citation)

A packet processing method and apparatus efficiently process a binary data packet based upon information contained in the header portion of the packet. The method and apparatus employ a binary tree search method for determining ranges of key elements of the packet and associating with each of the ra ...


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Alexander Saldanha, Patrick C McGeer, Luca Carloni: Creation of structured data from plain text. Softface, Fenwick & West, March 30, 2004: US06714939 (101 worldwide citation)

A method and system for converting plain text into structured data. Parse trees for the plain text are generated based on the grammar of a natural language, the parse trees are mapped on to instance trees generated based on an application-specific model. The best map is chosen, and the instance tree ...



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