CIIR Team selected for 2nd year to participate in Amazon Alexa Prize Challenge 2022-2023


A Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR) team, led by CIIR doctoral student Chris Samarinas and advised by Assistant Professor Hamed Zamani, is one of ten teams selected worldwide to participate in the Second Alexa Prize TaskBot Challenge. Zamani, Associate Director of the CIIR, also advised the student-led CIIR team that participated in the inaugural 2021 Amazon Alexa Prize TaskBot Challenge. The CIIR team has received $250,000 of funding from Amazon for their participation.