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April 25, 2018

Ruhi Sarikaya

Alexa scientists and engineers are on a multi-year journey to fundamentally change human-computer interaction. Skills arbitration, context carryover and a new memory feature are early instances of a class of work to make engaging with Alexa more friction-free. 

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April 12, 2018

Minhua Wu

The first step in providing a great customer experience with an Alexa-enabled device is wake word detection. Next week, at the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Amazon scientists will present two new techniques that improve wake word performance.

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April 10, 2018

Roland Maas

Just as Alexa can wake up without the need to press a button, it also automatically detects when a user finishes a query and expects a response. Amazon scientists next week will present a new approach to an end-of-utterance detection system.

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February 01, 2018

Ashwin Ram

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I’m pleased today to announce the 2018 teams selected to compete for the Alexa Prize, a $3.5 million university challenge to advance conversational AI.

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November 28, 2017

Ashwin Ram

We are excited to announce the winners of the 2017 Alexa Prize. Registration for 2018 competition begins December 4.

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August 29, 2017

Ashwin Ram

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We’ve hit another milestone in the Alexa Prize, a $2.5 million university competition to advance conversational AI.

 

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