Author: Shannon Mish

Shannon is in the Museums and Digital Culture Program and set to graduate in May of 2019. She is the Digital Marketing Intern at the American Museum of Natural History, the Digital Engagement intern at the Rubin Museum of Art, and works with the ASK App at the Brooklyn Museum. She has interests in brand communications, visitor engagement, and film history.

“Alexa, Tell Me a Joke”: An Analysis of Humor-Based User Interactions with Intelligent Personal Assistants

This study examines humorous interactions with intelligent personal assistants (IPA/IPAs). The respective IPAs include Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Microsoft Cortana, and Apple Siri. Many discussions of a wide-ranging review helped to define the goal to classify user utterances, IPA responses, and user ratings of IPA responses.