For those who aren't comfortable, Alexa Prize teams use customer feedback to advance several regions of conversational AI, with the grand challenge being a socialbotthat could engage coherently for 20 minutes in a fun, high-quality conversation on popular topics such as entertainment, sports, technology, and style. Teams are thinking big about to make strides in regions including planning, natural language understanding and generation, context modeling, common sense reasoning, and knowledge acquisition.
Some time back I wrote about the Alexa Prize, a university contest where participating teams are producing socialbots focused on advancing personal computer to individual interaction. We are now in year two, heading into the final stretch for 2018 and that I thought I would give an update to everyone.
To finish a conversation, simply say”Stop.” Then you’ll be prompted to supply a rating and feedback. You can easily try multiple socialbots by simply saying”Alexa, allow 's chat” again.
To find out more about the Alexa Prize, visit: www.alexaprize.com
In mid-August that the two teams with the average customer ratings will advance to the finals round. Amazon will selects at least the other team according to merit, coherence, interestingness, speed, and their socialbot worth. Even though a mix of innovation, passion, 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.
To be part of this dialog, simply say”Alexa allow 's talk” on almost any Alexa-enabled device and begin your Alexa Prize journey. So far, customers have logged thousands of hours of conversation with the eight different socialbots currently offered.