natural language processing Category

April 8, 2019

Alexa scientists teach AI language models new tongues with transfer learning

In a paper, scientists at Amazon’s Alexa division describe a transfer learning method that makes it easier to add support for new languages to AI systems.

April 8, 2019

The team behind Baidu’s first smart speaker is now using AI to make films

The HBO sci-fi blockbuster Westworld has been an inspiring look into what humanlike robots can do for us in the meatspace. While current technologies are not quite advanced enough to make Westworld a reality, startups are attempting to replicate the sort of human-robot interaction it presents in virtual space. Rct studio, which just graduated from […]

April 1, 2019

Amazon will release a conversational and knowledge data set of more than 4 million words

Amazon today announced it will release a conversational and knowledge data set of more than 210,000 utterances and 4 million words.