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Questions tagged [chat-bots]

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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 ...