The Chit Chat Challenge

With the semifinals approaching, the EVE Team has been working on getting EVE up and talking. As they started training the recurrent neural networks they realized they needed something very important, something that every human has, something that is so common it is often quickly forgotten, something so unique that builds connections, something so central … More The Chit Chat Challenge

EVE on Social Media

Do you want to be more involved in the work we’re doing with EVE? We invite you to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! We’ll be posting updates, photos, and videos of the work we are doing with EVE. We’d love to hear your thoughts on EVE: what you hope from her, what you want … More EVE on Social Media

We are EVE

We are EVE, a team of researchers from the Brigham Young University Perception, Control, and Cognition Laboratory, and one of eight university teams tasked with the challenge to create a conversational AI system for Amazon’s Alexa. … More We are EVE

Practical Advice for Building Deep Neural Networks

In our machine learning lab, we’ve accumulated tens of thousands of training hours across numerous high-powered machines. The computers weren’t the only ones to learn a lot in the process, though: we ourselves have made a lot of mistakes and fixed a lot of bugs. Here we present some practical tips for training deep neural … More Practical Advice for Building Deep Neural Networks