seattle - Amazon has a price offered for the development of a so-called socialbot. The artificial intelligence system must be able to chat with people on popular topics and news events. In total, $ 2.5 million, more than 2.2 million associated with the Alexa Prize.
The best performing team gets 500. 000 dollars. There is an additional prize of one million dollars as a socialbot 20 minutes long can a coherent and entertaining conversation with a man. Up to ten teams by Amazon supported by 100 000 dollars.
Universities that wish to can register until the end of October with. The contest is only held in November next year, giving the teams a year to build their socialbot.