Personalized vocabulary for digital assistant

  • US 8,903,716 B2
  • Filed: 12/21/2012
  • Issued: 12/02/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/18/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for operating an automated assistant, comprising:

  • at an electronic device comprising a processor and memory storing instructions for execution by the processor;

    obtaining a text string from a speech input received from a user;

    interpreting the received text string to derive a representation of user intent, the interpreting based at least in part on a persistent long-term personal memory and a short-term personal memory, wherein the persistent long-term personal memory comprises a plurality of words associated with the user, and wherein the short-term personal memory comprises data relating to a current user session with the automated assistant;

    identifying a task, and at least one parameter for the task, based at least in part on the representation of user intent;

    performing the identified task; and

    providing an output to the user, wherein the output is related to the performance of the task.

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