We intend to form a company in Scotland based on our technology. We have a lot of expertise.” However, Lemon admitted that there is still work to be done before AI robots can co-exist with humans.
He added: “There’s a key problem in understanding the meaning of what people say.
The team from Scotland are competing against Czech Technical University and the University of Washington.
Professor Richard Williams OBE, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University, said: “This is a fantastic result for the hard-working students and staff involved in this prestigious competition. A: I've been reading the news and I saw an article about Miley Cyrus on toning down her image: 'I did feel sexualized'. A: I'm so happy that you are interested in this subject. The Malibu singer said she decided to tone down her image after her sometimes shocking antics left her feeling exploited.
We’re not pretending to be a human, we’re trying to provide a service where people know they’re talking to an AI but they find that enjoyable and interesting.” Lemon also revealed the team at Heriot-Watt will soon launch Scotland’s first artificial intelligence company.