Alexa Prize SocialBot Grand Challenge 3
Congratulations to Team Emora from Emory University.
The Emory team, which created the Emora socialbot, is led by PhD student Sarah Fillwock, along with faculty advisor Jinho D. Choi. The team earned $500,000 for its first-place performance. Second place was awarded to Chirpy Cardinal from Stanford and third place to Alquist from the Czech Technical University in Prague.
Amazon wants to thank all of the Alexa Prize teams for their creativity, passion, and contributions to both AI science and delighting Alexa customers.
With an average score of 3.8 and average duration of 7 minutes and 37 seconds, team Emora will share the $500,000 prize amongst the student team members.
Second: Chirpy Cardinal
Team Chirpy Cardinal will share a $100,000 prize amongst the student team members.
Team Alquist will share a $50,000 prize amongst the student team members.
Introduction to the Alexa Prize Proceedings
Emory University - Emora
Emora: An inquisitive social chatbot who cares for you
Stanford University - Chirpy Cardinal
Neural generation meets real people: towards emotionally engaging mixed-initiative conversations
Czech Technical University in Prague - Alquist
Alquist 3.0: Alexa Prize bot using conversational knowledge graph
University of California, Davis - Gunrock
Gunrock 2.0: A user adaptive social conversational system
University of California, Santa Cruz - Athena
Athena: Constructing dialogues dynamically with discourse constraints
Carnegie Mellon University - Tartan
Tartan: A two-tiered dialog framework for multi-domain social chitchat
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - DREAM
DREAM technical report for the Alexa Prize 2019
University of California, Irvine - ZOTBOT
ZOTBOT: Using reading comprehension and commonsense reasoning in conversational agents
University of California, San Diego - Bernard
Bernard: A stateful neural open-domain socialbot
University of Michigan - Audrey
Audrey: A personalized open-domain conversational bot
You can also download all of the papers in one .zip file.