GlossaryΒΆ

adapters
A pluggable class that allows a ChatBot instance to execute some kind of functionality.
logic adapter
An adapter class that allows a ChatBot instance to select a response to
storage adapter
A class that allows a chat bot to store information somewhere, such as a database.
input adapter
An adapter class that gets input from somewhere and provides it to the chat bot.
output adapter
An adapter class that returns a chat bot’s response.
corpus
In linguistics, a corpus (plural corpora) or text corpus is a large and structured set of texts. They are used to do statistical analysis and hypothesis testing, checking occurrences or validating linguistic rules within a specific language territory [1].
preprocessors
A member of a list of functions that can be used to modify text input that the chat bot receives before the text is passed to the logic adapter for processing.
statement
A single string of text representing something that can be said.
response
A single string of text that is uttered as an answer, a reply or an acknowledgement to a statement.
untrained instance
An untrained instance of the chat bot has an empty database.
[1]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Text_corpus