Systems and methods for name pronunciation

  • US 10,134,385 B2
  • Filed: 03/02/2012
  • Issued: 11/20/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/02/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method comprising:

  • at one or more processors;

    receiving a name;

    mapping the name to one or more sets of monosyllabic components that represent alternative phonetic pronunciations for at least a portion of the name, wherein monosyllabic components from the one or more sets of monosyllabic components are combinable to construct a phonetic pronunciation of the name;

    displaying the one or more sets of monosyllabic components;

    receiving a user selection of a monosyllabic component from each of the one or more sets of monosyllabic components; and

    combining the selected monosyllabic component from each of the one or more sets of monosyllabic components to construct the phonetic pronunciation of the name;

    wherein displaying the one or more sets of monosyllabic components comprises displaying a first portion of the one or more sets of monosyllabic components via a user interface, andfurther displaying a second portion of the one or more sets of monosyllabic components in response to a user selection of one of the first portion of the one or more sets of monosyllabic components.

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