Chapter 8

Dialogs with Virtual Personal Assistants

Source code:

Available in GitHub


Create a bot…

Create your own speech-enabled bot using the Pandorabot web service and let us know about it!

…and teach it to do incredible things

Check chapter 9 for ideas on how to make it smarter.

Suggested reading:

Abu Shawar, B. & Atwell, E. (2007) Chatbots: Are they Really Useful?  LDV-Forum – Band 22(1) – 31-50, 2007. Diabetes Atlas, third edition, International Diabetes Federation, 2006.

Wallace, R., AIML Overview, A.L.I.C.E. Artificial Intelligence Foundation.  [Online]. Available at:


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