Patents by Inventor Jeong Eom Lee

Jeong Eom Lee has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10866726
    Abstract: A touch input device and control method thereof, wherein the touch input device includes a swiping input unit configured to receive a selection of a character through a swiping gesture by a user, a gesture input unit placed on an area different from that of the swiping input unit and in which a user inputs a gesture trough a touch, and a controller configured to determine that the selected character is input when a touch gesture is input from the swiping input unit to the gesture input unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Gi Beom Hong, Jungsang Min, Jeong-Eom Lee, Sihyun Joo
  • Patent number: 10861460
    Abstract: A dialogue system for a vehicle may include: a storage configured to store vehicle state information and driving environment information; an input processor configured to acquire an utterance from a user and to extract an action corresponding to the utterance when it is identified that the utterance includes user state information; a dialogue manger configured to acquire a parameter value of a condition determination parameter used to determine whether the action corresponding to the utterance is executable from the storage, to determine an action to be executed based on the parameter value of the condition determination parameter, and to acquire a parameter value of an action parameter used to execute the determined action from the storage; and a result processor configured to generate a response to execute the determined action using the acquired parameter value of the action parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Seona Kim, Donghee Seok, Dongsoo Shin, Jeong-Eom Lee, Ga Hee Kim, HeeJin Ro, Kye Yoon Kim
  • Patent number: 10847150
    Abstract: A dialogue system is provided to assist a user while minimizing distraction and achieve safe driving by adjusting a level of a dialogue service based on a dialogue with the user in a vehicle driving environment and multiple kinds of information including vehicle state information, driving environment information, and user information, and a vehicle having the dialogue system and a dialogue service processing method is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Donghee Seok, Dongsoo Shin, Jeong-Eom Lee, Ga Hee Kim, Seona Kim, Jung Mi Park, HeeJin Ro, Kye Yoon Kim
  • Patent number: 10839797
    Abstract: A dialogue system includes: an input processor extracting an action corresponding to a user's utterance; a storage storing information value of context information comprising at least one of vehicle state information related to a vehicle state, and driving environment information related to the driving environment of the vehicle; a dialogue managing processor acquiring a parameter value of a condition determination parameter used to determine whether the action corresponding to the user's utterance is executable, from the storage, the dialogue managing processor determining an action to be executed based on the parameter value of the condition determination parameter, the dialogue managing processor acquiring a parameter value of action parameter used to execute the determined action, from the storage; and a result processor generating a response to execute the determined action by using the acquired parameter value of action parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Dongsoo Shin, Donghee Seok, Sihyun Joo, Jeong-Eom Lee, Ga Hee Kim, Seona Kim, Jung Mi Park, HeeJin Ro, Kye Yoon Kim
  • Publication number: 20200342060
    Abstract: A natural language generating apparatus includes: a receiver configured to receive semantic expression information for generating a natural language sentence; and a controller configured to: generate a dependency tree representing a syntax structure of at least one word determined based on the received semantic expression information, based on a trained neural network model, and to generate the natural language sentence based on the generated dependency tree.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Youngmin Park, Seona Kim, Jeong-Eom Lee
  • Patent number: 10818297
    Abstract: A dialogue system, a vehicle and a method for controlling the vehicle is disclosed. The method for controlling the vehicle includes: acquiring an utterance and a speech pattern by recognizing a speech when a speech of a plurality of speakers is input through a speech input device; classifying dialogue contents for each speaker based on the acquired utterance and speech pattern; acquiring a relationship between the speakers based on the acquired utterance; understanding an intention and a context for each speaker based on the acquired relationship between the speakers and the acquired dialogue content for each speaker determining an action corresponding to the acquired relationship and the acquired intention and context for each speaker, and outputting an utterance corresponding to the determined action; generating a control command corresponding to the determined action; and controlling a load based on the generated control command.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kye Yoon Kim, Donghee Seok, Dongsoo Shin, Jeong-Eom Lee, Ga Hee Kim, Seona Kim, Jung Mi Park, HeeJin Ro
  • Publication number: 20200335079
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a dialogue system and a method for controlling the dialogue system. In one form, a dialogue system includes a memory configured to store counterpart information for at least one counterpart; a persona generator configured to determine a user preferred characteristic based on the counterpart information and to generate a persona having the user preferred characteristic; and a dialogue processor configured to output an utterance based on the persona.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seona KIM, Youngmin PARK, Jeong-Eom LEE
  • Publication number: 20200327888
    Abstract: A dialogue system is provided and includes a storage that is configured to store relationship information and an input processor that is configured to collect context information associated with a content of a message in response to receiving an utterance including a receiver and the content of the message input from the user. A dialogue manager is configured to determine a relationship between the user and the receiver based on the relationship information and generate a meaning representation for converting the context information into a sentence based on the relationship between the user and the receiver. A result processor is then configured to generate a message transmitted to the receiver based on the relationship between the user and the receiver, the content of the message and the meaning representation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Jeong-Eom Lee, Youngmin Park, Seona Kim
  • Patent number: 10802701
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a display configured to provide a user interface (UI); a touch input device including a concave region for detecting a touch, the concave region being divided into a plurality of subregions in accordance with the UI; a pressure detector configured to detect pressure; and a controller configured to control the display such that the UI is manipulated in accordance with a subregion in which the touch has been detected among the plurality of subregions when the pressure is detected by the pressure detector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Sihyun Joo, Jeong-Eom Lee, Jungsang Min, Gi Beom Hong
  • Publication number: 20200320993
    Abstract: A dialogue processing apparatus includes: a voice input unit configured to receive speech of a user; a communication device configured to receive dialogue history information of the user from an external device; an output device configured to output visually or audibly a response corresponding to the speech of the user; and a controller. The controller is configured to: determine a user preference response based on the dialogue history information, when the speech of the user is received; generate a response corresponding to the speech of the user based on the user preference response; and control the output device to output the generated response.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seona Kim, Youngmin Park, Jeong-Eom Lee
  • Publication number: 20200320981
    Abstract: It is an aspect of the present disclosure to provide a dialogue system capable of providing an extended function to the user by registering a new vocabulary that matches the user's preference and by changing the pre-stored conversation pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Seona Kim, Jeong-Eom Lee, Dongsoo Shin
  • Publication number: 20200258514
    Abstract: A dialogue system includes: a storage configured to store a parameter tree including at least one parameter used for performing an action; a speech input device configured to receive speech from a user an input processor configured to apply a natural language understanding algorithm to the received speech to generate a speech recognition result; a dialogue manager configured to determine an action corresponding to the received speech based on the speech recognition result, to retrieve a parameter tree corresponding to the action from the storage, and to determine additional information needed to perform the action based on the retrieved parameter tree; and a result processor configured to generate a dialogue response for requesting the additional information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION, SOGANG UNIVERSITY RESEARCH & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Youngmin Park, Seona Kim, Jeong-Eom Lee, Jung Yun Seo
  • Patent number: 10733994
    Abstract: A dialogue system, a vehicle and a method for controlling the vehicle is provided. The vehicle monitors at least one of vehicle state information and driving environment information, generates a vehicle use pattern based on the monitored information; generates and storing notification event information corresponding to the vehicle use pattern; determines whether the monitored information corresponds to any one of event information; when it is determined that the monitored information corresponds to any one of event information, determines notification timing of the any one of notification event information; when the current time is notification timing of the any one of notification event information, outputs guide information on the notification event information; generates a control command corresponding to the notification event information; and executes a function corresponding the notification event information based on the control command.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, KIA Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Seona Kim, Donghee Seok, Dongsoo Shin, Jeong-Eom Lee, Ga Hee Kim, Jung Mi Park, HeeJin Ro, Kye Yoon Kim
  • Publication number: 20200241742
    Abstract: A touch input device includes a touch unit to which a user can input a touch gesture, wherein the touch unit includes a gesture input unit positioned at a center of the touch unit and a swiping input unit inclined downward along an edge of the gesture input unit, and the gesture input unit and the swiping input unit receive separate touch signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Jungsang MIN, Nae Seung KANG, Gi Beom HONG, Sung Un KIM, Seo Ho CHOI, Sihyun JOO, Jeong-Eom LEE, Werner PETER, Andy Max PRILL
  • Publication number: 20200202862
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a communication device configured to communicate with a user terminal. The vehicle further includes an input processor configured to recognize a voice of a telephone call received by the user terminal and generate a voice recognition result on the voice of the telephone call. The vehicle also includes a dialogue manager configured to determine telephone call contents based on the voice recognition result and determine whether or not to provide the telephone call contents to a user based on the telephone call contents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jeong-Eom Lee, Youngmin Park, Seona Kim
  • Patent number: 10678425
    Abstract: A touch input device includes a touch unit to which a user can input a touch gesture, wherein the touch unit includes a gesture input unit positioned at a center of the touch unit and a swiping input unit inclined downward along an edge of the gesture input unit, and the gesture input unit and the swiping input unit receive separate touch signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GMBH
    Inventors: Jungsang Min, Nae Seung Kang, Gi Beom Hong, Sung Un Kim, Seo Ho Choi, Sihyun Joo, Jeong-Eom Lee, Werner Peter, Andy Max Prill
  • Publication number: 20200118560
    Abstract: A dialogue system for a vehicle may include: a storage configured to store vehicle state information and driving environment information; an input processor configured to acquire an utterance from a user and to extract an action corresponding to the utterance when it is identified that the utterance includes user state information; a dialogue manger configured to acquire a parameter value of a condition determination parameter used to determine whether the action corresponding to the utterance is executable from the storage, to determine an action to be executed based on the parameter value of the condition determination parameter, and to acquire a parameter value of an action parameter used to execute the determined action from the storage; and a result processor configured to generate a response to execute the determined action using the acquired parameter value of the action parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Seona Kim, Donghee Seok, Dongsoo Shin, Jeong-Eom Lee, Ga Hee Kim, HeeJin Ro, Kye Yoon Kim
  • Publication number: 20200107292
    Abstract: A vehicle may include: a receiver configured to receive a text message from an outside; an output device configured to output a notification about the text message and the reception of the text message; and a controller to determine a grade of the text message transmitted from the receiver and control the output device based on the determined grade.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Dongsoo SHIN, Jeong-Eom LEE, Seona KIM
  • Patent number: 10551958
    Abstract: A touch input device includes a mounting unit in which a mounting groove is formed at an inner side of the mounting unit, and a touch unit accommodated in the mounting groove and installed to be detachable from the mounting unit, wherein the touch unit comprises a first touch portion and a second touch portion, which are provided on different surfaces of the touch unit and allow a user to input a touch gesture, and the touch unit is selectively coupled to the mounting unit to allow the first touch portion to face an upper side or to allow the second touch portion to face the upper side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Dongsoo Shin, Jeong-Eom Lee, Sihyun Joo
  • Publication number: 20200020331
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a dialogue system capable of identifying preliminary indications related to the failure of the vehicle through a dialogue with a user, to check a part that may not be measured by a sensor and to inhibit accidents so as to provide user safety, a vehicle having the same and a dialogue processing method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, KIA Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Seona Kim, Donghee Seok, Dongsoo Shin, Jeong-Eom Lee, Ga Hee Kim, Jung Mi Park, HeeJin Ro, Kye Yoon Kim