On July 2, the eight 2018 Alexa Prize teams, from universities around the world, entered the semifinals period of this competition. In mid-August that the 2 teams with the average customer ratings will progress to the finals round. At least one group is going to be selected by Amazon based on merit, coherence, interestingness, rate, and their socialbot worth. While a mix of innovation, innovation, and imagination fuels groups, customer participation is crucial for them to reach their objectives. Your interactions and opinions will be crucial to helping teams continue to better their socialbots into the finals round.

To be a part of this dialog, just say”Alexa allow 's chat” on almost any Alexa-enabled device and begin your Alexa Prize journey. Customers have logged thousands of hours of conversation with the eight socialbots currently available.
Teams are thinking big about how to make strides in areas including dialog planning, natural language understanding and generation, context modeling, common sense reasoning, and knowledge acquisition.
You will be prompted to provide a verbal evaluation and opinions. You can easily try multiple socialbots by simply saying”Alexa, let's talk” again.
To find out more about the Alexa Prize, go to: www.alexaprize.com

A while back I wrote about that the Alexa Prize, a college competition where engaging teams are creating socialbots focused on progressing personal computer to individual interaction. We are now in year two, going into the final stretch for 2018 and I thought I’d give everyone an update.