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COMP 7403 - Topics in Computer Programming - Chatbot

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This course teaches students how to create intelligent chatbots. In this hands-on course, students will create chatbots that interact intelligently with people. The use of automated sentiment analysis techniques will be explored students can create chatbots are able to detect a range of human emotional expressions. Students will use a variety of platforms to create and deploy the software.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Have a working knowledge of chatbots and sentiment analysis.
  • Implement a complete, full-featured chatbot and improve its answers over time.
  • Deploy a chatbot to a variety of platforms in the programming language of their choice.
  • Describe various applications that chatbots can be used for.
  • Understand how Natural Language Processing (NLP) is used to understand human speech.
  • Describe the underlying systems used to create a chatbot.
  • Implement algorithms, like Markov Chains, to implement rudimentary chatbots.
  • Use techniques to give your chatbots “personality”.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

COMP 7403 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Computer Systems (Database Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  2. Computer Systems (Human Computer Interface Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  3. Computer Systems (Network Security Administration Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  4. Computer Systems (Network Security Applications Development Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  5. Computer Systems (Wireless and Mobile Applications Development Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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