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A method for processing a natural language input provided by a user includes: providing a natural language query input to the user; performing, based on the input, a search of one or more language-based databases; providing, through a user interface, a result of the search to the user; identifying, for the one or more language-based databases, a finite number of database objects; and determining a plurality of combinations of the finite number of database objects. The one or more language-based databases include at least one metadata database including at least one of a group of information types including case information, keywords, information models, and database values.

Title
Natural language interface using constrained intermediate dictionary of results
Application Number
9/861860
Publication Number
7177798 (B2)
Application Date
May 21, 2001
Publication Date
February 13, 2007
Inventor
Veera Boonjing
Troy
NY, US
Cheng Hsu
Latham
NY, US
Agent
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C
Assignee
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
NY, US
IPC
G06F 17/27
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