He's right, but why is he calling on linguists to do this? We've been ready to help for years - or at least I have, and I know several others.
It's the people building these bots that seem slow to recognize what linguists have to offer - and who think they can dispense with linguists if they have enough Machine Learning. So let's forward this call on to R&D managers and CS department chairs: You need linguists!
In that vein, anyone looking for a corpus linguist who also knows how to code, get in touch with me! http://grieve-smith.com/
On 4/1/2016 9:27 AM, Lisa Michaud wrote:
> An article by my friend and colleague. Messaging bots need more than
> just blind machine learning to drive their interactions:
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