New hackathon to detect emotions in voices

Bengaluru: Cloud telephony company Exotel has launched a 18-day hackathon for algorithmic programmers, data scientists and machine learning enthusiasts to build a system that will be able to detect the emotions in conversations. “It’s an online hackathon and participants can take part from anywhere across India. It’s team participation where each team can have maximum three members,” Exotel said in a release. “The winning team will be awarded the prize money of Rs.3 lakh, runners-up team will get Rs.1 lakh and top 10 teams will get gift vouchers worth Rs.5,000 each,” the release said. According to the company, the idea of the hackathon is to devise a system that will be able to detect the emotions in conversations. “Indians love to talk; voice still remains the most common communication medium. There…


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