A while back I wrote about the Alexa Prize, a university competition where participating teams are creating socialbots focused on progressing personal computer to individual interaction. We are now in year two, heading into the final stretch for 2018 and I thought I would give everyone an update.
You will be prompted to provide a rating and feedback. You can easily try multiple socialbots by simply stating”Alexa, allow 's talk” again.

Teams are thinking about the way to make strides in regions including knowledge acquisition, natural language understanding and generation, context modeling, common sense reasoning, and conversation planning big.

On July 2, the eight 2018 Alexa Prize teams, from universities around the world, entered the semifinals phase of this competition. In mid-August that the two teams with the greatest average customer evaluations will advance to the finals round. At least one group will be selected by Amazon based on merit, coherence, interestingness, speed, and their socialbot ' s relevance. While a mix of innovation, passion, and imagination fuels groups, customer engagement is crucial for them to reach their objectives. Your interactions and opinions will be critical to assisting teams continue to better their socialbots to the finals round.

To learn more about this Alexa Prize, go to: www.alexaprize.com
To be a part of the dialog, simply say”Alexa allow 's chat” on almost any Alexa-enabled device and begin your Alexa Prize journey. Customers have already logged thousands of hours of dialog with the eight socialbots currently offered.