Tackling on chatterboxes

Discussion in 'General Programming Chat' started by Nick1, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. Nick1

    Nick1 Junior Member

    Oct 16, 2009
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    hey guys,

    Does anyone have any experience with using chatterboxes(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chatterbot)? I'm thinking about making an IRC bot or similar.

    I'm thinking about using this:http://www.alicebot.org/downloads/programs.html

    Should I learn lisp? I know it has some relevance to AI, and that in the long run it would make me a better programmer, but
    Would the time I take learning it give me an advantage in this specific case or should I simply stick with good "old" C#/Ruby/etc (aka languages I am more familiar with)?

    Right now, $$$ (so, well speed) takes precedence over learning, very unfortunately.

    Thanks BHW.
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2012