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Sir - Intelligent search via i devices

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    • Intelligent search via iDevices Work dedicated to "Informational Search" course Maksym Hontar
    • What is Siri?Intelligent personal assistant and knowledgenavigator which works as an application forApples iOS In “Busy Day,” Mr. Scorsese asks Siri to check his schedule, move appointments, tell him where a friend is, and check city traffic
    • How they started?● Siri was founded in 2007 by Dag Kittlaus● Introduced in 2008. Raised a lot of money● Designed prototypes for separate OSs in 2010● Launched on AppStore in early 2011 (OpenTable & Google Maps & MovieTickets & TaxiMagic)● Acquired by Apple in April 2011● Built-in into iPhone 4S in October 2011
    • Devices supportiPhone 4S & iPhone 5 iPad 3 & iPad 4 iPad mini iPod Touch 5
    • What siri can do? Phone Stocks FaceTime Web search Music Wikipedia search Mail Wolfram|Alpha Messages Find My Friends Calendar Post on Reminders Facebook Notes Send a Tweet Contacts Movies Alarms Sports World Clock App launch Timer Maps Weather Local search
    • Phatic dialog sometimes
    • It can be funny
    • And obviously useful...
    • How this all works? (high-level)
    • Siri’s interpreter can examine a spoken query forsyntax && keywords in order to trigger what it thinks isthe most relevant web serviceRequest:What is root of 5Parse: matches mathematical requestAction: redirect to WARequest:What is weather in KyivParse: matches weather requestAction: redirect to Yahoo weather
    • Siri is usually described as a voice recognitionengine tied to a set of web services and linkedapps.Based on sematic search, Siri uses:● Wolfram|Alpha for general knowledge questions;● Yelp/Apple Maps for local search;● Yahoo for sports scores, weather, and stocks;● Safari for web search;● the iPhone’s apps: Clock, Reminders, Calendar, and Calculator;● Own database to answer similar stupid questions
    • How this all works? (low-level)