"A chatbot is a computer-controlled program that is capable of having human-like conversations with users. It uses a combination of rules and machine learning to respond to text input and generate its own texts".
(ChatGPT's answer to the question "What is a chatbot?”; translated with DeepL).
Everyone is talking about ChatGPT. OpenAI's AI-based chatbot answers questions, writes essays and programmes. ChatGPT's impressive results and its free accessibility have led to lively discussions in public and professional communities. Chatbots and speech assistants, however, have been around for a long time.
The AI Campus community addressed the overall topic of "chatbots and voice assistants" from different perspectives. It is exciting to approach the underlying language models, but also the application of chatbots in practice.
How do chatbots and generative AI language models work? At the AI Campus you can learn about the technologies behind these smart tools, and you can even develop your own chatbot without any prior knowledge!