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8793130 Confidence measure generation for speech related searching  
A method of generating a confidence measure generator is provided for use in a voice search system, the voice search system including voice search components comprising a speech recognition system,...
8788262 Incorporation of variables into textual content  
Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for incorporating variable values into textual content. In one embodiment, an abstract phrase including a text phrase and a variable at a particular...
8788258 Machine translation using global lexical selection and sentence reconstruction  
Disclosed are systems, methods, and computer-readable media for performing translations from a source language to a target language. The method comprises receiving a source phrase, generating a...
8788260 Generating snippets based on content features  
Systems, methods, and computer storage media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon that facilitate generation of snippets. In embodiments, text features within a keyword-sentence...
8781810 System and method for productive generation of compound words in statistical machine translation  
A method and a system for making merging decisions for a translation are disclosed which are suited to use where the target language is a productive compounding one. The method includes outputting...
8775155 Machine translation using overlapping biphrase alignments and sampling  
A system and method for machine translation are disclosed. Source sentences are received. For each source sentence, a target sentence comprising target words is generated. A plurality of...
8775181 Mobile speech-to-speech interpretation system  
Interpretation from a first language to a second language via one or more communication devices is performed through a communication network (e.g. phone network or the internet) using a server for...
8775158 Data processing device, data processing method, and data processing program  
[PROBLEMS] To provide a data processing device such as a text mining device capable of extracting characteristic structures properly even in case a plurality of words indicating identical contents...
8775159 Typewriter system and text input method using mediated interface device  
Disclosed is a typewriter system and a text input method capable of accurately recognizing words by correcting words input using a mediated interface device based on a dictionary. A plurality of...
8768689 Method and system for translation management of source language text phrases  
A computer system for implementing a method for managing translations of text phrases is disclosed. The system stores text phrases in a source language as individual entries within a database. The...
8762130 Systems and methods for natural language processing including morphological analysis, lemmatizing, spell checking and grammar checking  
In some embodiments, a linguistic application exploits a linguistic knowledgebase (LKB) including, among others, lexicon data, inflection form data, and syntax data for a natural language such as...
8762131 Systems and methods for managing a complex lexicon comprising multiword expressions and multiword inflection templates  
In some embodiments, linguistic knowledge bases including multiword lexicon entries belonging to various natural languages are generated and maintained. Multiword lexicon entries include...
8756050 Techniques for translating content  
Techniques, including systems and methods, for providing translated content are described and suggested herein. In an embodiment, translations for instances of content are received and reviewers...
8751216 Table merging with row data reduction  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for the table merging of correlated columns with row data reduction. In an embodiment of the invention, a...
8751213 Community translation on a social network  
Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for translating text in a social network. In one embodiment translations of text phrases are received from members of the social network. These text...
8751234 Communication device for determining contextual information  
A method and communication device for determining contextual information is provided. Textual information is received from at least one of an input device and a communication interface at the...
8738355 Methods and apparatuses for providing predictive translation information services to mobile stations  
Techniques are provided which may be implemented using various methods and/or apparatuses to allow a mobile station to request and receive translation information associated with a location (e.g.,...
8738356 Universal text input  
The universal text input technique described herein addresses the difficulties of typing text in various languages and scripts, and offers a unified solution, which combines character conversion,...
8738354 Trans-lingual representation of text documents  
A method of creating translingual text representations takes in documents in a first language and in a second language and creates a matrix using the words in the documents to represent which words...
8725491 Mobile electronic device and associated method enabling identification of previously entered data for transliteration of an input  
An improved mobile electronic device and associated method enable the identification of previously-entered textual objects in one or more custom wordlists to identify possible transliterations of...
8719002 Revising content translations using shared translation databases  
A method, system, and computer usable program product for revising content translations using shared translation databases are provided in the illustrative embodiments. A translation of some...
8719009 System and method for processing multi-modal device interactions in a natural language voice services environment  
A system and method for processing multi-modal device interactions in a natural language voice services environment may be provided. In particular, one or more multi-modal device interactions may...
8719003 Translation access  
A first test phrase can be rendered to a user in a first language. A first answer phrase in a second language can be received from the user. Based on the determination of that the first answer...
8719038 Computerized information and display apparatus  
Computerized apparatus for obtaining and displaying information, such as for example directions to a desired entity or organization. In one embodiment, the computerized apparatus is configured to...
8712759 Specializing disambiguation of a natural language expression  
Disambiguation of the meaning of a natural language expression proceeds by constructing a natural language expression, and then incrementally specializing the meaning representation to more...
8706504 Computerized information and display apparatus  
Apparatus useful for obtaining and displaying information. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a network interface, display device, and speech recognition apparatus configured to receive user...
8706474 Translation of entity names based on source document publication date, and frequency and co-occurrence of the entity names  
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, related to entity name translation. In general, a set of data records including one or more names of one or more entities in a source...
8706485 Method and device for mnemonic contact image association  
The present invention pertains to method and a communication device (100) for associating a contact record pertaining to a remote speaker (220) with a mnemonic image (191) based on attributes of...
8704948 Apparatus, systems and methods for presenting text identified in a video image  
Systems and methods are operable to present text identified in a presented video image of a media content event. An exemplary embodiment receives a complete video frame that is associated with a...
8700383 Translation quality quantifying apparatus and method  
A system for automating the quality evaluation of a translation. The system may include a computer having a processor and memory device operably connected to one another. A source text in a first...
8700386 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program  
There is provided an information processing apparatus including: an acquiring unit acquiring a title of content; an analyzing unit dividing the title into tokens; a calculating unit calculating,...
8700998 Foreign language translation tool  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a foreign language translation tool that assists in the localization of an application. In particular, the foreign language translation tool enables...
8694499 Systems and methods for determining query similarity by query distribution comparison  
A system determines query similarity. The system determines a volume per unit time of an issued first query over a time period and determines a volume per unit time of issued other queries over the...
8688433 Message translations  
Systems for translating text messages in an instant messaging system comprise a translation engine for translating text messages into a preferred language of a recipient of the text messages. The...
8682643 Ranking transliteration output suggestions  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for ranking the output suggestions of a transliteration process. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a plurality of...
8682646 Semantic relationship-based location description parsing  
An automated arrangement for parsing location descriptions is provided in which semantic verification is integrated into a parsing process to reduce the generation of false results. The semantic...
8682641 Method, program and system for finding correspondence between terms  
A computer implemented method, system, and product for finding correspondence between terms in two different languages. The method includes the steps of: creating a technical term set and a general...
8676564 Method, program and system for finding correspondence between terms  
A computer implemented method, system, and product for finding correspondence between terms in two different languages. The method includes the steps of: creating a technical term set and a general...
8672682 Conversion of alphabetic words into a plurality of independent spellings  
A method of automatically converting alphabetic text written in a text based language into a non-text based language. The method can include parsing the text to identify at least one word. The...
8670973 Language translation reuse in different systems  
An account system obtains a first translation file associated with it. The account system obtains a second translation file from a second account system, wherein the second account system is a data...
8666987 Apparatus and method for processing documents to extract expressions and descriptions  
Disclosed is an apparatus and method for processing documents to extract expressions and descriptions. The apparatus for processing documents includes a document collection unit, which collects...
8666730 Question-answering system and method based on semantic labeling of text documents and user questions  
A question-answering system for searching exact answers in text documents provided in the electronic or digital form to questions formulated by user in the natural language is based on automatic...
8655901 Translation-based query pattern mining  
This specification describes technologies relating to search systems. In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods that include the...
8655641 Machine translation apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium  
A technical term dictionary stores terms of a first language and each translated term of a second language. A translation memory stores source sentences of the first language and each target...
8655642 Method of e-mail address search and e-mail address transliteration and associated device  
An improved method of transliterating non-Latin input within an e-mail address field to the Latin equivalent. A routine in a handheld device is structured to detect a triggering event that...
8655646 Apparatus and method for detecting named entity  
An apparatus and method for detecting a named-entity. The apparatus includes a candidate-named-entity extraction module that detects a candidate-named-entity based on an initial learning example...
8655640 Automatic word alignment  
An unsupervised boosting strategy is applied to refining automatic word alignment. In some examples, the strategy improves the quality of automatic word alignment, for example for resource poor...
8645120 System and method of prioritizing automated translation of communications from a first human language to a second human language  
A method of prioritizing the automated translation of communications includes capturing and inputting into a data processing system a translation-candidate communication rendered in a first human...
8645124 Automatic context sensitive language generation, correction and enhancement using an internet corpus  
A computer-assisted language generation system including sentence retrieval functionality, operative on the basis of an input text containing words, to retrieve from an internet corpus a plurality...
8630847 Word probability determination  
A word corpus is identified and a word probability value is associated with each word in the word corpus. A sentence is identified, candidate segmentations of the sentence are determined based on...