How good are mobile virtual assistants?

  • Since Mobile Virtual Assistants are rising in popularity and come with most new smartphones out of the box and theoretical work in the field is hard to come by, a test is in order to establish the status quo of development. We did a manual test on six different Mobile Virtual Assistants in the categories Voice Recognition, Online Search, Phone Control and Natural Conversation and the results show that Siri is currently the best Mobile Virtual Assistant on the market with a success rate of 65.8% on average over all four categories.

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Author:Tobias Mertz
Publisher:Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Texttechnology
Place of publication:Frankfurt am Main
Document Type:Report
Date of Publication (online):2016/12/08
Year of first Publication:2016
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2016/12/08
Page Number:25
Last Page:24
Institutes:Informatik und Mathematik / Informatik
Dewey Decimal Classification:0 Informatik, Informationswissenschaft, allgemeine Werke / 00 Informatik, Wissen, Systeme / 004 Datenverarbeitung; Informatik
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht