Patents by Inventor Linjun Shou

Linjun Shou 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).

  • Publication number: 20200356556
    Abstract: In embodiments of the present disclosure, there is provided an assertion-based question answering manner. After a question and the related passage are obtained, an assertion answer to the question is determined based on content of the passage, and the assertion answer has a predetermined structure and represents a complete semantic meaning. Then, the assertion answer to the question may be outputted to the user. In the embodiments of the present disclosure, the question and the relevant passage are used as input, and a semi-structured assertion answer is output. The assertion answer according to embodiments of the present disclosure can provide richer semantic content than the traditional short answer, and provide a more concise expression than the traditional long answer, thereby ensuring accuracy of the answer while improving the user experience.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Duyu Tang, Nan Duan, Ming Zhou, Wendi Wang, Daxin Jiang, Shujie Liu, Linjun Shou, Ming Gong
  • Publication number: 20200057786
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for providing recommended contents. The method comprises: A search query being received; an event being selected from a predetermined event set based on the search query; the recommended contents being provided in a structured template including one or more elements; each element is associated with a feature of the event; each feature of the event corresponds to a search intent. Each element includes one or more sub-contents, and each sub-content is correlated to corresponding recommended contents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Yumao Lu, Yongjian Deng, Linjun Shou, Wenbin Cai, Jun Pan, Jie Zhou, Baoquan Fan