With the recent increase in the popularity of chatbots (due, in large part, to the recent 2011 Chatterbox Challenge), I’ve seen a lot of requests in various places, asking about how someone could create their own chatbot, with many of these questions coming from individuals who have no prior experience or knowledge.
Basically, there are several options available to the prospective new botmaster for creating a new chatbot, and while I can’t cover every option here, I’ll try to briefly cover some of the more popular options, citing advantages and disadvantages of each.
The majority of stand-alone bots also integrate some sort of system interface, allowing your bot to control certain aspects and functions of your computer, such as playing media files, or retrieving documents.
Of the older methods that chatbots used, co-creator Dr.
Carlos Laorden says, “Their behavior and interest in a conversation are flat, which is a problem when attempting to detect untrustworthy targets like pedophiles.” Instead of merely following down a fixed conversation path, the research team used game theory to plan out a multitude of conversation chains for the Negabot to work with and learn from.
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