TMCNet:  Nuance Communications Assigned Patent for Tuning Reusable Software Components in a Speech Application

[February 28, 2013]

Nuance Communications Assigned Patent for Tuning Reusable Software Components in a Speech Application

(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 28 -- Nuance Communications, Burlington, Mass., has been assigned a patent (8,386,248) developed by Girish Dhanakshirur, Delray Beach, Fla., Baiju D. Mandalia, Boca Raton, Fla., and Aimee Silva, Miramar, Fla., for "tuning reusable software components in a speech application." The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A method of tuning reusable dialog components within a speech application can include detecting speech recognition events generated from a plurality of recognitions performed for a field of a reusable dialog component. The speech recognition events can be generated over a plurality of interactive voice response sessions. The method also can include automatically computing a suggested value for a tuning parameter corresponding to the field of the reusable dialog component according, at least in part, to the speech recognition events." The patent application was filed on Sept. 22, 2006 (11/534,320). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,386,248&OS=8,386,248&RS=8,386,248 Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.


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