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US20110144992 UNSUPERVISED LEARNING USING GLOBAL FEATURES, INCLUDING FOR LOG-LINEAR MODEL WORD SEGMENTATION  
Described is a technology for performing unsupervised learning using global features extracted from unlabeled examples. The unsupervised learning process may be used to train a log-linear model,...
US20130304472 AUTOMATIC MEASUREMENT OF SPEECH FLUENCY  
Techniques are described for automatically measuring fluency of a patient's speech based on prosodic characteristics thereof. The prosodic characteristics may include statistics regarding silent...
US20140316782 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MANAGING DIALOG OF SPEECH SYSTEMS  
Methods and systems are provided for managing speech dialog of a speech system. In one embodiment, a method includes: receiving a first utterance from a user of the speech system; determining a...
US20140244260 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECOGNIZING AND REACTING TO USER PERSONALITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH SPEECH RECOGNITION SYSTEM  
Techniques are disclosed for recognizing user personality in accordance with a speech recognition system. For example, a technique for recognizing a personality trait associated with a user...
US20120116767 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF SPEECH EVALUATION  
A method is provided for user speech performance evaluation with respect to a reference performance for which a phoneme mark-up is available. The method includes capturing input speech from the...
US20140129227 LANGUAGE PROCESSING METHOD AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT  
A parse unit parses an input sequence of token elements for an input string, wherein each token element contains a token and/or at least one corresponding token classifier. In a first mode the...
US20130138441 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR GENERATING SEARCH NETWORK FOR VOICE RECOGNITION  
Disclosed is a method of generating a search network for voice recognition, the method including: generating a pronunciation transduction weighted finite state transducer by implementing a...
US20150134337 CONVERSATION BASED SEARCH SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A conversation based search method includes the steps of: proposing an utterance phrase corresponding to a query input by a user; and reforming the query by means of an answer from the user and...
US20140108013 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF SUPPORTING ADAPTIVE MISRECOGNITION IN CONVERSATIONAL SPEECH  
A system and method are provided for receiving speech and/or non-speech communications of natural language questions and/or commands and executing the questions and/or commands. The invention...
US20140195239 Systems and Methods for an Automated Pronunciation Assessment System for Similar Vowel Pairs  
Computer-implemented systems and methods are provided for assessing non-native speech proficiency. a non-native speech sample is processed to identify a plurality of vowel sound boundaries in the...
US20140229179 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING SEMANTIC AND SYNTACTIC GRAPHS FOR UTTERANCE CLASSIFICATION  
Disclosed herein is a system, method and computer readable medium storing instructions related to semantic and syntactic information in a language understanding system. The method embodiment of...
US20140316785 SPEECH RECOGNITION SYSTEM INTERACTIVE AGENT  
A speech recognition system includes distributed processing across a client and server for recognizing a spoken query by a user. A number of different speech models for different languages are...
US20140297277 Systems and Methods for Automated Scoring of Spoken Language in Multiparty Conversations  
Systems and methods are provided for scoring spoken language in multiparty conversations. A computer receives a conversation between an examinee and at least one interlocutor. The computer selects...
US20130218563 SPEECH UNDERSTANDING METHOD AND SYSTEM  
A speech recognition system includes a mobile device and a remote server. The mobile device receives the speech from the user and extracts the features and phonemes from the speech. Selected...
US20150019225 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RESULT ARBITRATION IN SPOKEN DIALOG SYSTEMS  
A method for arbitrating spoken dialog results includes receiving a spoken utterance from a user within an environment; receiving first recognition results and a first confidence level associated...
US20130311182 APPARATUS FOR CORRECTING ERROR IN SPEECH RECOGNITION  
An apparatus for correcting errors in speech recognition is provided. The apparatus includes a feature vector extracting unit extracting feature vectors from a received speech. A speech...
US20120265531 Speech based learning/training system using semantic decoding  
An intelligent query system for processing voiced-based queries is disclosed, which uses semantic based processing to identify the question posed by the user by understanding the meaning of the...
US20130035939 System and Method for Discriminative Pronunciation Modeling for Voice Search  
Disclosed herein is a method for speech recognition. The method includes receiving speech utterances, assigning a pronunciation weight to each unit of speech in the speech utterances, each...
US20120245942 Computer-Implemented Systems and Methods for Evaluating Prosodic Features of Speech  
Systems and methods are provided for scoring speech. A speech sample is received, where the speech sample is associated with a script. The speech sample is aligned with the script. An event...
US20140358544 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ADAPTIVE PROPER NAME ENTITY RECOGNITION AND UNDERSTANDING  
Various embodiments contemplate systems and methods for performing automatic speech recognition (ASR) and natural language understanding (NLU) that enable high accuracy recognition and...
US20140358543 LINKED-WORK ASSISTANCE APPARATUS, METHOD AND PROGRAM  
According to one embodiment, a linked-work assistance apparatus includes an analysis unit, an identification unit and a control unit. The analysis unit analyzes a speech of each of users by using...
US20090138260 VOICE JUDGING SYSTEM, VOICE JUDGING METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR VOICE JUDGMENT  
A voice judging system including feature value extraction means that analyzes a sound signal input from a sound signal input device, and extracts a time series of the feature values, sub-word...
US20130185073 SPEECH RECOGNITION SYSTEM WITH HUGE VOCABULARY  
The invention deals with speech recognition, such as a system for recognizing words in continuous speech. A speech recognition system is disclosed which is capable of recognizing a huge number of...
US20120136662 SPEECH RECOGNITION SYSTEM WITH HUGE VOCABULARY  
The invention deals with speech recognition, such as a system for recognizing words in continuous speech. A speech recognition system is disclosed which is capable of recognizing a huge number of...
US20120101823 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECOGNIZING PROPER NAMES IN DIALOG SYSTEMS  
Embodiments of a dialog system that utilizes contextual information to perform recognition of proper names are described. Unlike present name recognition methods on large name lists that generally...
US20150095031 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CROWDSOURCING OF WORD PRONUNCIATION VERIFICATION  
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for crowdsourcing verification of word pronunciations. A system performing word pronunciation crowdsourcing identifies...
US20080033723 Speech detection method, medium, and system  
A speech recognition method, medium, and system. The method includes detecting an energy change of each frame making up signals including speech and non-speech signals, and identifying a speech...
US20070150277 Method and system for segmenting phonemes from voice signals  
A method and a system for segmenting phonemes from voice signals. A method for accurately segmenting phonemes, in which a histogram showing a peak distribution corresponding to an order is formed...
US20110184737 SPEECH RECOGNITION APPARATUS, SPEECH RECOGNITION METHOD, AND SPEECH RECOGNITION ROBOT  
A speech recognition apparatus includes a speech input unit that receives input speech, a phoneme recognition unit that recognizes phonemes of the input speech and generates a first phoneme...
US20120078630 Utterance Verification and Pronunciation Scoring by Lattice Transduction  
In the field of language learning systems, proper pronunciation of words and phrases is an integral aspect of language learning, determining the proximity of the language learner's pronunciation...
US20140058732 METHOD TO PROVIDE INCREMENTAL UI RESPONSE BASED ON MULTIPLE ASYNCHRONOUS EVIDENCE ABOUT USER INPUT  
Techniques disclosed herein include systems and methods for managing user interface responses to user input including spoken queries and commands. This includes providing incremental user...
US20140222430 System and Method for Multimodal Utterance Detection  
The disclosure describe a system and method for detecting one or more segments of desired speech utterances from an audio stream using timings of events from other modes that are correlated to the...
US20110313769 Method and System for Automatically Detecting Morphemes in a Task Classification System Using Lattices  
In an embodiment, a lattice of phone strings in an input communication of a user may be recognized, wherein the lattice may represent a distribution over the phone strings. Morphemes in the input...
US20140180692 INTENT MINING VIA ANALYSIS OF UTTERANCES  
According to example configurations, a speech processing system can include a syntactic parser, a word extractor, word extraction rules, and an analyzer. The syntactic parser of the speech...
US20100100379 VOICE RECOGNITION CORRELATION RULE LEARNING SYSTEM, VOICE RECOGNITION CORRELATION RULE LEARNING PROGRAM, AND VOICE RECOGNITION CORRELATION RULE LEARNING METHOD  
A speech recognition rule learning device is connected to a speech recognition device that uses conversion rules for conversion between a first-type character string expressing a sound and a...
US20120290302 CHINESE SPEECH RECOGNITION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A Chinese speech recognition system and method is disclosed. Firstly, a speech signal is received and recognized to output a word lattice. Next, the word lattice is received, and word arcs of the...
US20140188475 FAST OUT-OF-VOCABULARY SEARCH IN AUTOMATIC SPEECH RECOGNITION SYSTEMS  
A method including: receiving, on a computer system, a text search query, the query including one or more query words; generating, on the computer system, for each query word in the query, one or...
US20110282650 AUTOMATIC NORMALIZATION OF SPOKEN SYLLABLE DURATION  
A very common problem is when people speak a language other than the language which they are accustomed, syllables can be spoken for longer or shorter than the listener would regard as...
US20140288935 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR FORMING SEARCH ENGINE QUERIES BASED ON SPOKEN UTTERANCES  
A combination and a method are provided. Automatic speech recognition is performed on a received utterance. A meaning of the utterance is determined based, at least in part, on the recognized...
US20150081305 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECOGNIZING SPEECH WITH DIALECT GRAMMARS  
Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and computer-readable media for recognizing speech. The method includes receiving speech from a user, perceiving at least one speech...
US20140114662 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECOGNIZING SPEECH WITH DIALECT GRAMMARS  
Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and computer-readable media for recognizing speech. The method includes receiving speech from a user, perceiving at least one speech...
US20110282667 Methods and System for Grammar Fitness Evaluation as Speech Recognition Error Predictor  
A plurality of statements are received from within a grammar structure. Each of the statements is formed by a number of word sets. A number of alignment regions across the statements are...
US20120296653 SPEECH RECOGNITION OF CHARACTER SEQUENCES  
A method of and a system for processing speech. A spoken utterance of a plurality of characters can be received. A plurality of known character sequences that potentially correspond to the spoken...
US20090281807 VOICE QUALITY CONVERSION DEVICE AND VOICE QUALITY CONVERSION METHOD  
A voice quality conversion device converts voice quality of an input speech using information of the speech. The device includes: a target vowel vocal tract information hold unit (101) holding...
US20120191456 POSITION-DEPENDENT PHONETIC MODELS FOR RELIABLE PRONUNCIATION IDENTIFICATION  
A representation of a speech signal is received and is decoded to identify a sequence of position-dependent phonetic tokens wherein each token comprises a phone and a position indicator that...
US20150046163 LEVERAGING INTERACTION CONTEXT TO IMPROVE RECOGNITION CONFIDENCE SCORES  
On a computing device a speech utterance is received from a user. The speech utterance is a section of a speech dialog that includes a plurality of speech utterances. One or more features from the...
US20060100871 Speech recognition method, apparatus and navigation system  
A speech recognition method and apparatus and a navigation system having the speech recognition apparatus are provided. The speech recognition method includes capturing speech as speech signal and...
US20140249817 Identification using Audio Signatures and Additional Characteristics  
Techniques for using both speaker-identification information and other characteristics associated with received voice commands to determine how and whether to respond to the received voice...
US20150006178 DATA DRIVEN PRONUNCIATION LEARNING WITH CROWD SOURCING  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for determining pronunciations for particular terms. The methods, systems, and apparatus include...
US20140288934 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING A NATURAL LANGUAGE VOICE USER INTERFACE IN AN INTEGRATED VOICE NAVIGATION SERVICES ENVIRONMENT  
A conversational, natural language voice user interface may provide an integrated voice navigation services environment. The voice user interface may enable a user to make natural language...

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