Patents by Inventor Yuiko TSUNOMORI

Yuiko TSUNOMORI 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: 11055495
    Abstract: An utterance sentence generation system, which is a system that outputs an utterance sentence for responding to an utterance which is input by a user, includes a focus extraction unit that extracts focus information representing at least a portion of subject matter in the user's utterance which is input by the user, on the basis of the user's utterance, an interest state estimation unit that estimates an interest state indicating a degree of the user's interest in the subject matter represented by the focus information, a number of connected sentences determination unit that determines the number of utterance sentences to be connected, on the basis of the interest state, a connected utterance sentence generation unit that generates a connected utterance sentence by connecting utterance sentences corresponding to the number determined by the number of connected sentences determination unit, and an utterance sentence output unit that outputs the connected utterance sentence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventor: Yuiko Tsunomori
  • Publication number: 20210133398
    Abstract: An utterance sentence generation system, which is a system that outputs an utterance sentence for responding to an utterance which is input by a user, includes a focus extraction unit that extracts focus information representing at least a portion of subject matter in the user's utterance which is input by the user, on the basis of the user's utterance, an interest state estimation unit that estimates an interest state indicating a degree of the user's interest in the subject matter represented by the focus information, a number of connected sentences determination unit that determines the number of utterance sentences to be connected, on the basis of the interest state, a connected utterance sentence generation unit that generates a connected utterance sentence by connecting utterance sentences corresponding to the number determined by the number of connected sentences determination unit, and an utterance sentence output unit that outputs the connected utterance sentence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC
    Inventor: Yuiko TSUNOMORI
  • Publication number: 20210103619
    Abstract: A dialogue device enabling speech capable of improving a degree of intimacy with a user or a user satisfaction is provided. An input information acquiring unit (101) configured to acquire input information from a user, a focus information acquiring unit (103) configured to acquire focus information representing a focus in the input information, a user profile DB (110) configured to store profile information of the user and date and time information at which the profile information is registered in association with each other, a profile information acquiring unit (107) configured to acquire the profile information in accordance with a priority level determined on the basis of the date and time information from a user profile corresponding to the focus information stored in the user profile DB (110), and a speech generating unit (108) configured to generate a speech sentence (speech information) corresponding to the user profile are included.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventor: Yuiko TSUNOMORI