: Intelligent Automated Assistant
Filing Date : 2012.7.9.
The intelligent automated assistant system engages
with the user in an integrated, conversational manner using natural language
dialog, and invokes external services when appropriate to obtain information or
perform various actions. The system can be implemented using any of a number of
different platforms, such as the web, email, smartphone, and the like, or any
combination thereof. In one embodiment, the system is based on sets of
interrelated domains and tasks, and employs additional functionally powered by
external services with which the system can interact.