Patent Number: 8,719,025

Title: Contextual voice query dilation to improve spoken web searching

Abstract: An apparatus and an article of manufacture for contextual voice query dilation in a Spoken Web search include determining a context in which a voice query is created, generating a set of multiple voice query terms based on the context and information derived by a speech recognizer component pertaining to the voice query, and processing the set of query terms with at least one dilation operator to produce a dilated set of queries.

Inventors: Rajput; Nitendra (New Delhi, IN), Shrivastava; Kundan (Faridabad, IN)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G10L 15/08 (20060101); G10L 15/26 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018