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

To be part of the dialog, just say”Alexa let's talk” on any Alexa-enabled device and start your own Alexa Prize journey. To date, customers have already logged thousands of hours of conversation with the eight different socialbots offered.
To finish a conversation, simply say”Stop.” You will be prompted to provide a rating and feedback. It is simple to try numerous socialbots just by saying”Alexa, allow 's talk” again.
A while back I wrote about that the Alexa Prize, a university competition where engaging teams are producing socialbots focused on advancing personal computer to human interaction. We’re currently in year two, heading into the final stretch for 2018 and that I thought I would give an update to everyone.
On July 2, the eight 2018 Alexa Prize teams, from universities around the world, entered the semifinals phase of the contest. In mid-August that the 2 teams with the average customer evaluations will automatically advance to the finals round. At least the other team will be chosen by Amazon based on their socialbot's worth, coherence, interestingness, speed, and scientific merit. Even though a mix of innovation, innovation, and imagination fuels groups, customer engagement is crucial for them to reach their objectives. Your interactions and feedback will be crucial to helping teams continue to improve their socialbots to the finals round.