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How Siri finds local destinations in your language

2 monthes ago   |   By iMore

'Accurately recognizing named entities, like small local businesses, has remained a performance bottleneck.' - Siri Speech Recognition Team
Personal assistants like Siri have gotten better and better at recognizing what we're saying, at least in general. When it comes to recognizing names, including business names, especially regional names, the challenge has been greater.
Apple's Machine Learning Journal describes how the Siri team has been tackling it:
Generally, virtual assistants correctly recognize and understand the names of high-profile businesses and chain stores like Starbucks...
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