Welcome! The Natural Language and Dialogue Systems at the University of California Santa Cruz is proud to present SlugBot, an Alexa Prize social bot.

SlugBot is a skill for Amazon’s Alexa personal assistant. As a social bot, SlugBot can converse with you about hundreds of topics, and play several fun games.


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The Amazon Alexa Prize is a competition between eight university teams to create skilled artificial intelligence that engages users in coherent conversation. SlugBot is a returning competitor this year, after finishing in fourth place of last year’s sixteen teams.

For more information about the Alexa Prize, SlugBot, or to meet the team, please use the navigation above.