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1. (WO2001088662) ANSWERING NATURAL LANGUAGE QUERIES
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Pub. No.: WO/2001/088662 International Application No.: PCT/US2001/015711
Publication Date: 22.11.2001 International Filing Date: 16.05.2001
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 20.12.2001
IPC:
G06F 17/27 (2006.01) ,G06F 17/30 (2006.01)
G PHYSICS
06
COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
F
ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
17
Digital computing or data processing equipment or methods, specially adapted for specific functions
20
Handling natural language data
27
Automatic analysis, e.g. parsing, orthograph correction
G PHYSICS
06
COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
F
ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
17
Digital computing or data processing equipment or methods, specially adapted for specific functions
30
Information retrieval; Database structures therefor
Applicants:
ANSWERFRIEND.COM [US/US]; 800 West Sixth Street, #1000 Los Angeles, CA 90017, US (AllExceptUS)
MEKIKIAN, Gary [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
YURET, Deniz [TR/US]; US (UsOnly)
Inventors:
MEKIKIAN, Gary; US
YURET, Deniz; US
Agent:
FEIGENBAUM, David, L.; Fish & Richardson, P.C. 225 Franklin Street Boston, MA 02110-2804, US
Priority Data:
09/572,18617.05.2000US
09/572,27617.05.2000US
09/572,77017.05.2000US
09/573,02317.05.2000US
09/573,02417.05.2000US
09/573,02517.05.2000US
09/637,61611.08.2000US
Title (EN) ANSWERING NATURAL LANGUAGE QUERIES
(FR) REPONSES A DES INTERROGATIONS EN LANGAGE NATUREL
Abstract:
(EN) Natural language query systems and applications are described. A pre-processing routine (30) is applied and comprises the parsing of text to identify sentence boundaries (32); the marking of sentences (34); the assignment of a new sentence number (36); the identification of tiles and headings (38); and the marking of titles and headings (40), to produce a pre-processed text file (42).
(FR) L'invention concerne des systèmes et des applications d'interrogations en langage naturel.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
AU2001261631