Patents by Inventor Seona KIM

Seona KIM 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: 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
  • 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: 20200119223
    Abstract: A light emitting diode (LED) includes: a device substrate; a first semiconductor layer above the device substrate, and doped with an n-type dopant; a second semiconductor layer above the first semiconductor layer, and doped with a p-type dopant; an active layer between the first semiconductor layer and the second semiconductor layer and configured to provide light; a transparent electrode layer adjacent to an upper part of the second semiconductor layer; and a first electrode pad and a second electrode pad between the device substrate and the first semiconductor layer, the first electrode pad electronically connected with the first semiconductor layer and the second electrode pad electrically connected with the second semiconductor layer, wherein light provided by the active layer is irradiated to an outside in a direction from the active layer to the second semiconductor layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Doyoung KWAG, Masaru WADA, Jamyeong KOO, Eunhye KIM, Sangmoo PARK, Seona YANG, Minsub OH, Yoonsuk LEE, Youngkyong JO
  • 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
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20200005778
    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: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 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
  • Publication number: 20190320978
    Abstract: A helmet may include: a brain wave detector configured to detect a brain wave of a user; a sound input configured to receive sound; a sound output configured to output sound; and a controller configured to, in response to detecting the brain wave of the user, compare the detected brain wave with a previously stored brain wave, to activate a dialogue mode when the detected brain wave matches the previously stored brain wave, to recognize a speech from the sound received by the sound input, to generate a dialogue speech based on the recognized speech, and to control the sound output so as to output the generated dialogue speech.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Jeong-Eom Lee, Dong-Seon Chang, Dongsoo Shin, Seona Kim
  • Publication number: 20190287520
    Abstract: A dialog processing system may include a communication device configured to receive information sent from the outside and circumstantial information; a storage configured to store a rule and a dialog template related the rule; a rule determiner configured to compare a condition of the rule and the information to generate a determined rule; a situation determiner configured to determine to express the determined rule based on the determined rule and circumstantial information collected from the outside; and a result processor configured to generate text to be expressed based on the determined rule and the dialog template and output the text according to a signal sent from the situation determiner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Jeong-Eom Lee, DongSoo Shin, Seona Kim
  • Publication number: 20190228767
    Abstract: A speech recognition apparatus may include a speech input device configured to receive input of a speech of a user; a database configured to store instruction codes used to generate an instruction; a controller configured to convert the speech into speech data, analyze a sentence uttered by the user comprised in the speech data after a predetermined waiting time, generate an instruction corresponding to an analyzed uttered sentence, and determine whether the uttered sentence may include a target of control and a control command; an output device configured to output the analyzed uttered sentence and a response message to the instruction; and a drive device configured to operate the target of control in accordance with the instruction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2018
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Seona KIM, Jeong-Eom LEE, Dongsoo SHIN
  • Publication number: 20190120649
    Abstract: A dialogue system includes an input processor for receiving accident information and extracting an action corresponding to a user's speech, wherein the corresponding action is an action of classifying the accident information by grade, a storage for storing vehicle situation information including the accident information and grades associated with the accident information, a dialogue manager for determining the grade of the accident information on the basis of the vehicle situation information and the user's speech, and a result processor for generating a response associated with the determined grade and delivering the determined grade of the accident information to an accident information processing system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Donghee SEOK, Dongsoo SHIN, Jeong-Eom LEE, Ga Hee KIM, Seona KIM, Jung Mi PARK, HeeJin RO, Kye Yoon KIM
  • Publication number: 20190115016
    Abstract: A dialogue system assisting a user to minimize distraction and achieve safe driving, may include an input processor configured to extract situation information including at least one of vehicle state information regarding a state of a vehicle and driving environment information regarding a driving environment of the vehicle or an action corresponding to speech of a user; a storage configured to store the collected situation information; a dialogue manager configured to determine a service level to be supplied based on the situation information and determine an action of adjusting the determined service level; and a result processor configured to generate speech to execute the determined action and generate a control signal of service limitation based on the determined service level.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicants: 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
  • Publication number: 20180211663
    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: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Dongsoo SHIN, Donghee SEOK, Sihyun JOO, Jeong-Eom LEE, Ga Hee KIM, Seona KIM, Jung Mi PARK, HeeJin RO, Kye Yoon KIM