Topic Selection Description


 

Topic:

 

 

Artificial Intelligence: Interactive Conversational Agents (Chatbots)

 

 

Description:

 

 

The processes used to improve interaction with both entertainment and informational chatbots.

 

 

Motivation:

 

 

Intelligent chat bots are slowly making an impact in relaying reliable information to users.  No longer are they only used for entertainment purposes in Instant Messaging (IM) programs, but are also used also for information exchange in text messaging.  Advances and customization of these chatbots is putting certain type of information at the users fingertips.

 

 

References:

 

 

Wikipedia, "Chatterbot." Chatterbot - Wikipedia the free encyclopedia.14 Sept. 2008
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/chatterbot>.