A User Programmable Automated Assistant from Google

user programmable automated assistant

A History of User Programmable Automated Assistant Patents Google was granted a patent this week specifically about user-programmable automated assistants. It’s one of a number of patents about how Google is building that functionality into devices it is creating. There are a few more that have recently been granted which I haven’t written about yet. … Read more

Unsolicited Content in Human to Computer Dialog

unsolicited content in human to computer dialog

Why Add Unsolicited Content in A Human to Computer Dialog? Humans may engage in human-to-computer dialogs with “automated assistants.” For example, humans may provide commands and requests using spoken natural language input (i.e. utterances) which may in some cases be converted into text and then processed, and by providing textual (e.g., typed) natural language input. … Read more

Human to Computer Dialog at Google

Human to Computer Dialog

Context Aware Human to Computer Dialog Searchers can increasingly interact with computers using natural language in “human-to-computer dialog.” I previously wrote about how a computer may respond to a searcher with Natural Language query Responses, and how that might require the computer to understand things like grammar rules and some of the other quirks of … Read more

An Image Content Analysis And A Geo-Semantic Index For Recommendations

Image Content Analysis

This Patent Uses A Image Content Analysis With A Geo-Semantic Index To Build Search Recommendations It’s interesting seeing Google combining Google Maps with a better understanding of the Semantic Composition of areas within that map, analyzing images from sources such as Streetview. This patent reminded me of another one recently granted to Google, which I … Read more