AI4IMPACT Live Classroom - Building Chatbots [3 Sessions]

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NOTE: Due to popular requests, the starting date of the workshop is shifted from 28 April to 12 May 2020.

Chatbots are becoming increasingly ubiquitous. Almost all industries, from healthcare, banking, entertainment, hospitality, etc., have used chatbot to enhance customer engagement and create personalized interactions.

This class focuses on building Question-and-Answer chatbots using template matching. You get to learn the basics of this natural language processing technique and immediately build your own personal chatbot that can be deployed online.

The same as our other workshop, no prior programming experience needed!

P.S. This workshop is the first of our "FUN WITH AI" series to explore creative ways of building AI applications. More in-depth NLP concepts will be introduced in the subsequent workshops.


  • NLP mechanism and framework for template matching-type chatbot
  • End-to-end chatbot development process
  • Data structure & management for chatbot
  • Hands-on experience building your own customizable chatbot


  • You want to build your own chatbot, for businesses, social causes or for fun.
  • You want to learn better, more personalized way to automatically engage your customers
  • You want to enhance your career portfolio through real-world projects.


  • Session 1 - May 12th - 7PM to 8.30PM
  • Session 2 - May 19th - 7PM to 8.30PM
  • Session 3 - May 26th - 7PM to 8.30PM

CHALLENGE: Build your own personalized bot :)


Session 1: Building Your First Web Application with Smojo

  • HACK 1: Building a Webapp with Custom Appearances & User Interactions

Session 2: Introduction to Natural Language Processing (NLP) for Dialog

  • HACK 2: Building a Chatbot using NLP and the Templated Method

Session 3: Building a Personalized Intelligent Chatbot

  • HACK 3: Building a Personalized Calorie Bot

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ARNOLD DORAY is the Head of AI of Terra AI, a predictive technology company. He has 20+ years of experience building global weather forecasting system for mission-critical operations. Arnold has trained 1200 students from NUS, NTU, and SMU in developing predictive AI applications.

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