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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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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Why is perplexity a good evaluation metric for chatbots?

Some papers say that BLEU is not a appropriate evaluating method for chatbot, instead they use perplexity to estimate chatbot. First of all, what is perplexity? How to calculate it? And why is ...
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What are the latest methods to train a chat bot?

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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Is there a service that can search for answers to general questions?

I was looking for an API service where I can ask it a general question (for example, when was Einstein born?) and retrieve an answer from the web. Is there any available service to do that? Have ...
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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 ...

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