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Apple explains how it uses U.S. Census data and ML to make Siri a local

[2018-08-09 15:37:15]

In Apple’s latest Machine Learning Journal entry, the Siri Speech Recognition Team shares an overview of the work behind improving Siri’s understanding of names for regional points-of-interest by incorporating the user’s location. Based in part on data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Apple has been able to tune Siri to better understand users based on where they are and what POIs they’re more likely to ask about.

Apple explains how it uses U.S. Census data and ML to make Siri a local


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