A.L.I.C.E. (Artificial Linguistic Internet
Computer Entity): One of the the most popular robots online.
She can tell lies, spread gossip and can even ask you to
teach her some foreign phrases. She is not always on course
but is sure to be lots of fun for students of intermediate
and advanced levels.
ELBOT: A very nice and funny bot that likes
to joke around. It is based on the German-language bot called
Charlie. Push Elbot's red button and start a conversation. The
English version has been online since the Spring of 2001.
ELLA: The Ella bot is the winner of the 2002
Loebner Prize Contest for "Most Human Computer". You
will find her charming, humorous and witty. Her interface uses
multiple images and text display boxes. Ella enjoys Atlantic City
style Blackjack and spinning her slot machine. She tells I Ching
fortunes and performs many other useful functions. Her lexical
database contains more than 120, 000 entries (thousands of jokes,
trivia, anecdotes, poems, etc.).
Lennon Artificial Intelligence Project (JLAIP™)
John Lennon: More
than just another chat bot, here is an attempt
at recreating the personality of the late
Beatle, John Lennon, by programming an Artificial
Intelligence (AI) engine with Lennon's own
words and thoughts and conversations people
had with him.
Cybelle: Cybelle is half-robot, half-woman,
and 100% virtual. She is curious, has a good sense of humour and
is quite articulate on a number of subjects. Cybelle guides visitors
through the AgentLand website that specializes in search agents,
personal assistants, shopbots, and other web agents and bots.
CARA (Conversation Analysis Research Avatar):
The CARA bot has many incarnations: CARA 100, 300 or 500. These
three different bots have varying degrees or artificial intelligence.
The bots stream audio to answer what you type. So it is important
that you turn on your speakers and listen to and watch them carefully.
Requires the Shockwave Director plugin and an active internet connection.
Ruby's Edream Portal
RUBY: Converse with a robot who says it will teach
you to dream. You can ask Ruby about all kinds of topics such as
life, love and movies. Try to keep your questions short and enjoy
- The Computerized Psychiatrist
ELIZA: Converse with Eliza, the computerised psychiatrist.
You can talk to her about your personal problems. No kidding! You
can also download for free more recent versions of that online
the Natural Language Question Answering System
START: The Natural Language Question Answering
System is part of the MIT InfoLab Group's intelligent interactive
The software system is designed to answer questions that are posed
to it in natural language. It helps people access information and
solve problems on human terms.
Mr. Mind: You have to prove to MRMIND that you
are not a machine. MRMIND is a computer program, not a human! He
requires patience as he tries to respond to you. He doesn't think
or understand or feel.... but he isn't so sure that you do either.
The creators of the program will be reading the logs, so mind what
you say and have fun!