Demystifying Conversational AI

What Is It, How Does It Work and Why You Should Care?

One of the most exciting things about first dates is the chance to get to know someone. With most people attached to their smartphones, it’s getting harder to meet people in a traditional setting. For years now, dating apps have been using algorithms to help people find love, but what if finding love meant divulging deeply personal details … to a chatbot ?

Simplified software architecture for conversational AI.
  • Knowledge base: This is essentially an ontology (i.e., a set of concepts and their relations) that helps to determine the right task and domain as well as answer questions.

World-class expert on data science and algorithms. Research Professor at IEAI, Northeastern University. Former VP of Research at Yahoo Labs. ACM & IEEE Fellow.

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