Facebook’s artificial intelligence researchers announced today they had broken new ground by giving automated programs or “bots” the ability to negotiate, and make compromises. (Reuters) Facebook’s artificial intelligence researchers announced today they had broken new ground by giving automated programs or “bots” the ability to negotiate, and make compromises. The new technology pushes forward the ability to create bots “that can reason, converse and negotiate, all key steps in building a personalized digital assistant,” said researchers Mike Lewis and Dhruv Batra in a blog post. Up to now, most bots or chatbots have had only the ability to hold short conversations and perform simple tasks like booking a restaurant table, according to the researchers. But in the latest code developed by Facebook, bots will be able… Next »
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