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I Can Write a Halfway Decent Chatterbot From Scratch

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    Why From Scratch?

    Someone wrote me and asked (about my Renilee bot project, who is really a "Shari 2.0" :-D): "I wanna hear more about her. I think 'Alice' is cool but why does Renilee make a better conversational bot?" ... I agree, Alice isn't bad at all...  But what isn't as...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 2 Responses Mar 29, 2010

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    What the hobby is "Good For"

    First I'll say I've been out of the hobby for like 3 or 4 years, so that's my perspective. Tools and techniques are probably better nowadays... Having said that... Every day hundreds of people spend countless hours on this fascinating hobby... They are not computer geeks...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 1 Response Apr 27, 2009

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    I am the second member of this group
    exodusattack exodusattack 18-21, F Jul 14, 2011

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    The Skills Are Useful For Other Things Too...

    I won't pretend to be an expert at bot development, but the secret to this is anticipating how humans -phrase things- and creating generic templates or patterns of words to trap all ways a person might "phrase something". Just now I was trying to programmatically...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 1 Response Sep 28, 2009

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    You Gotta Check This Out...

    ... http://www.chatbots.org/us ... I'm not sure is as good as The Chatterbot Collectoon yet, but appears to be fun stuff.... and their names are hot too...  
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Jan 18, 2010

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    New Group....

    This is for anyone interested in the idea of making simulated personalities for artistic reasons using chatterbot tools like (but not limited to) Dr. Rich Wallace's AIML invention (bot development is largely the same regardless of platform anyway)...  This groups is also...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 1 Response Apr 13, 2010

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    Bots who "Love" things and the people who hopefully love them...

    In my Last post I mentioned what this hobby was and that "art" was an  ideal application. Several years ago I tried to write a chatterbot who portrayed herself as being romantically interested in human creations.  The problem with the idea was that she was my...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 4 Responses May 28, 2009

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