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Re: Jabberwocky/AI Language Learning

Date:Wednesday, March 14, 2007, 19:07
From what I saw it learned quite well. I talked in French also, and it
seems to have developed a personality. It claimed to be from
QuE<eacute>bec, and it did seem to listen to Cenoji a bit.

On 3/14/07, David J. Peterson <dedalvs@...> wrote:
> I ran across this website the other day: > > > > It hosts a "learning" AI chatbot that modifies its responses based > on a growing list of example sentences from which it draws > generalizations. (I don't know exactly how it works, but it has > to do with identifying keywords in entered sentences and gauging > what a likely response would be.) > > Anyway, I was "chatting" with one such program, when it produced > a response in a language I didn't know. I responded in French, and > then I started chatting with the bot in French. > > That, combined with the possibility of creating your own bot... > > > > me thinking. Could you "teach" one of these bots a conlang? > And could it then, after a lot of input, start to learn your conlang, > and, in a sense, test it for you? It'd be an intriguing experiment. > Unfortunately, it'll remain a thought experiment, unless anyone > is willing to shell out $30 a year to use their service (lame), but it > might be something to consider in the future, should that price > fall (or disappear). > > -David > ******************************************************************* > "sunly eleSkarez ygralleryf ydZZixelje je ox2mejze." > "No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn." > > -Jim Morrison > > >