Method and apparatus for discovering trending terms in speech requests

  • US 10,431,204 B2
  • Filed: 11/03/2017
  • Issued: 10/01/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/11/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for discovering trending terms in automatic speech recognition, the method comprising:

  • at an electronic device having a processor and memory;

    identifying a candidate term based on a frequency of occurrence of the term in one or more electronic data sources;

    in response to identifying the candidate term, searching for the candidate term in an archive of speech traffic of an automatic speech recognizer using phonetic matching; and

    in response to finding the candidate term in the archive, updating a vocabulary of the automatic speech recognizer with the candidate term.

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