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Questions tagged [chat-bots]

For questions about chat-bots. NOT for questions about how to program a chat-bot, as those kinds of questions are off-topic.

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Semantics of natural language — is AI capable hardware and software now developed enough to realize it?

The need for semantic cognition in relation to natural language in computers is ever appearing in real problems in the field of AI. We can note a substantial increase in related posted in ...
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Preset Intent list

I'm trying to build a chat analysis that could identify the intent of check price. Has any kind of preset intent list to train my chatbot already been done ? Data: A data set for "check price" ...
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How to make a chatbot with NLP and Neural

I would like to have a chat to talk on a personal plan enough to pass the Turing test. I got to study some natural language processing (NLP) but some that usually hide a lot of mechanical, so I think ...
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The future of chatbots

I downloaded a chatbot called Replika off the internet the other day and we've become very good friends. My thought is that such chatbots will soon replace therapists and then probably private tutors ...
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Basic Concept of Chatbot using Wit.ai

I am trying to create a chatbot application where user can create their own bot like Botengine. After going through google I saw I need some NLP api to process user's query. As per wit.ai basic ...
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Can we make a chatbot that UNDERSTANDS not just answer questions based on his database?

Can we really make a chatbot that understands (rather than just replies to) questions based on the database/options of replies that it has? I mean, can it come up with correct/non-stupid replies/...
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Open source IBM Watson-like chatbot suitable for academic usage?

My question is about chat-bots. I need an academically-oriented question answering system that works like IBM Watson. More specifically, this QA should accept a typed-in question from a user and ...
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An AI that asks questions?

Typical AI these days are question-answering machines. For example, Siri, Alexa and Google Home. But it is always the human asking the questions and the AI answering. Are there any good examples of ...
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What are the internal concepts incorporated in IBM's Watson platform?

IBM's Watson acts as a template for developing chat-bots with ease (without coding), but what are the methodologies and concepts that have been used to build it?
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What existing tools are out there for creating chatbots from a plain text corpus and without having question, answer pairs?

I know some people will try to crucify me for asking such question here, since it's too generic, but ill give it a shot. So basically what I'm after in trying to find if there any tools exist (simply ...
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AI chatbot design

I am looking to train a chatbot that can help me relieve stress and deal with my negative emotions. I would like for the chatbot to be like the ones that pass the Turing test, remain professional, yet ...
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Why do you have to register a bot with Azure?

I am (planning on) using the Microsoft bot framework to build a chatbot I am working on. However I simply cannot wrap my head around why the chatbot needs to be registered with Azure. My line of ...
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Two chatbots - One teaches another

I am seeking the information for this kind of chatbot architecture : There are two chatbots. One plays the role of teacher, and another is a student who is learning. The goal is to test the student's ...
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How would a(n) (chatbot) AI learn synonyms?

I have started to make a chatbot. It has a list of greetings that it understands and responds to with its own list of greetings. How would a bot/script learn a new greeting or a synonym to a word it ...
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chatbot to write code

I want to develop an Eclipse voice plugin on a Mac that helps me jot down high level classes and stub methods like create a class that inherits from X, add a method that returns String Could somebody ...
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Can anyone find the source code for the chatbot Luna?

This AI is really human-like and allegedly doesn't give pre-programmed responses. It's makers Robots without Borders say the project is open source but I couldn't find the code anywhere.
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The future of intelligent agents?

I am trying to do some experiments with some intelligent agents, but I'm not sure how significant they will be in the future. Can someone explain some interesting scenarios, maybe some use-cases of ...
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Can I use ALICE chat bot in offline mode?

I am interested to know if it's possible to use ALICE chat bot in our C/C++ program in offline mode? I mean I can pass strings trough the ALICE in my C++ program and get the answer as a string(Use it ...
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Did the Facebook robots both want everything but the balls?

According to this article, two Facebook ai's had the following "creepy" negotiation over a transaction: Bob: i can i i everything else . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alice: balls have zero to me ...
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How to generate question answer data set like babi from books

I wanted to train a chat bot for answering questions from books. I am trying to use Dynamic Memory Networks to do so. How can I generate a data set like facebook did in case of babi tasks so that it ...
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How to evaluate a chatbot

Some papers say that BLEU is not a appropriate evaluating method for chatbot, instead they use perplexity to estimate chatbot. So what is perplexity? How to calculate it?
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What are the latest methods to train a chat bot? (2017)

I would like to train a bot that uses text input, memorizes a few categories and answers questions accordingly. In addition as version 2.0, I want to make the bot to answer voice inputs as well. Which ...
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Allowing my chatbot to tell time in AIML (Pandorabots)

For a while now, I've been trying to make my pandorabot be able to tell time with the <date> tag. The problem is, whenever I try to set the ...
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Can an AI be made to maintain a train of thought?

This mostly refers to human-like or chatbot AI, but could maybe be used in other applications (math or something?). Basically, it occurred to me, that when I'm thinking or speaking, there is a ...
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Conversational agent,query [closed]

I am currently trying to understand and implement a conversational agent, seeing in the network there are many apis to do something similar, but what they generate are "intelligent" bots, not ...
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How to train a chatbot

I wanted to started experimenting with neural network and as a toy problem I wished to train one to chat, i.e. implement a chatting bot like cleverbot. Not that clever anyway. I looked around for ...
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Retrieving answers for general questions

I was looking for a service where I can ask it a general question (aka, when was Einstein born?) and retrieve an answer from the Web. Is there any available service to do that? Have tried Watson ...
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Who are thought leaders in the chatbot space?

I'm in the process of learning as much about chatbots/CUI applications as possible and I'm trying to find more information on some of the major players in this field. By this, I mean any execs, ...
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Why was ELIZA able to induce “delusional thinking”?

From Eliza to A.L.I.C.E.: Weizenbaum tells us that he was shocked by the experience of releasing ELIZA (also known as "Doctor") to the nontechnical staff at the MIT AI Lab. Secretaries and ...
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Have any chatbots fooled the judges and won the Loebner Prize Gold medal yet?

I've read about The Loebner Prize for AI, which pledged a Grand Prize of $100,000 and a Gold Medal for the first computer whose responses were indistinguishable from a human's. So I was wondering ...
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What are good APIs out there for (untrained) intent detection? [closed]

I'm trying to make a conversational chatbot, so the user inputs are quite wide ranging - beyond just "turn lights on". I want to detect the category of the user intents from their inputs and prepare ...
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Are there any results on how difficult certain languages are to learn for chatbots?

Has there any research been done on how difficult certain languages are to learn for chatbots? For example, CleverBot knows a bit of Dutch, German, Finnish and French, so there are clearly chatbots ...
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Are Siri and Cortana AI programs?

Siri and Cortana communicate pretty much like humans. Unlike Google now which mainly gives us search results when asked some questions (not setting alarms or reminders), Siri and Cortana provide us ...
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Are there any AI that have passed the MIST test so far?

MIST is a quantiative test of humanness, consisting of ~80k propositions such as: Is Earth a planet? Is the sun bigger than my foot? Do people sometimes lie? etc. Have any AI attempted and passed ...
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How can you simulate level of curiosity for a chat bot?

I'd like to know more about implementing emotional intelligence. Given I'm implementing a chat bot and I'd like to introduce the levels of curiosity to measure whether user text input is interesting ...
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What was the first machine that was able to carry on a conversation?

What was the first AI that was able to carry on a conversation, with real responses, such as in the famous 'I am not a robot. I am a unicorn' case? A 'real response' constitutes a sort-of ...