A FAQretary

If you click on “Index” above, you will find a page that is absolutely useless, and has been for at least a year. So, I decided I should put a FAQ of sorts. Then I thought, why not make it a FAQ-bot?

I’m basing the bot on ALICE, and trying to train it to answer questions of relevence to myself, my research, the program here at Buffalo, and the like. Unfortunately, she’s a little bit dumb right now, but if you get a chance, play with Ada, and ask her some questions. I’ll be doing this as well. If she has stupid answers right now, hopefully that will show me where improvements need to be made.

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2 Comments

  1. Posted 7/2/2003 at 9:03 am | Permalink

    That’s pretty cool, though you’re right, it does need some time. She told me you were in California. I suppose on some level that may be true. I’ll be watching you Ada.

  2. Alex
    Posted 7/2/2003 at 9:48 am | Permalink

    How do you know I’m *not* in California! :)

    Actually, it’s pretty dumb: but hopefully I can get it to answer the most common questions so that I don’t have to answer them over and over. I’m not sure yet.

    I have a more involved project I’d like to play with that is a bit more “intelligent,” and would fall back on the AIML templates when it couldn’t come up with a good answer, but I don’t know when I’ll have time to work on that.

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