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Title: US6275792: Method and system for generating a minimal set of test phrases for testing a natural commands grammar
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Country: US United States of America

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Inventor: Lewis, James R.; Delray Beach, FL

Assignee: International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY
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Published / Filed: 2001-08-14 / 1999-05-05

Application Number: US1999000305625

IPC Code: Advanced: G06F 17/27; G06F 17/28; G10L 15/00; G10L 15/18;
IPC-7: G06F 17/27; G10L 15/18; G10L 15/28;

ECLA Code: G06F17/27A; G06F17/28R2; G10L15/01; S10L15/193;

U.S. Class: Current: 704/009; 704/255; 704/257; 704/275; 704/E15.002;
Original: 704/009; 704/255; 704/257; 704/275;

Field of Search: 704/001,8,9,10,251,255,257,270,275,277 717/001,4,5

Priority Number:
1999-05-05  US1999000305625

Abstract:     A method for automatically generating a minimal set of test phrases for testing a natural commands grammar includes the steps of selecting a line of text in the natural commands grammar; forming a test phrase for the selected line of text; detecting a previous inclusion of the test phrase in the minimal set of test phrases; and, adding the test phrase to the minimal set of test phrases only if the test phrase has not been detected as having been previously included in the minimal set of test phrases in the detecting step.

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Senterfitt, Akerman ;

Primary / Asst. Examiners: Thomas, Joseph;

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What is claimed is:     1. A method for automatically generating a minimal set of test phrases for testing a natural commands grammar comprising the steps of:
  • selecting a line of text from within said natural commands grammar having a valid phrase for said natural commands grammar and a translation rule for translating said valid phrase into a functional statement;
  • forming a test phrase for said selected line of text;
  • detecting a previous inclusion of said test phrase in said minimal set of test phrases; and,
  • adding said test phrase to said minimal set of test phrases only if said test phrase has not been detected as having been previously included in said minimal set of test phrases in said detecting step.


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