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Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics by Bhargav Srinivasa-Desikan

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ChatBots

Getting a machine to learn to speak like a human being has been a holy grail for computer scientists as well as linguists of all the things which machines can mimic human behavior, holding a conversation has been a challenging ordeal. The quest to make such a machine which can chat with us humans (or a chatbot, if you will), has had many different approaches, and while none of them work perfectly, it is important to be aware of them - and pick and choose which kind will be the best for our purpose!

As for why we would want to build them chatbots are increasingly used by businesses; both to help customers to answer basic questions, as well as for building more complex personal assistants. It is also becoming increasingly easier ...

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