Botta is the first Arabic dialect chatbot. It is a conversational agent that aims to simulate friendly conversations using the Egyptian Arabic dialect.
This resource was developed at the Computational Approaches to Modeling Language (CAMeL) Lab in New York University Abu Dhabi.
By downloading the Botta files from HERE you agree to the terms of the license below.
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Created by Dana Abu Ali and Nizar Habash at the Computational Approaches to Modeling Language (CAMeL) Lab in New York University Abu Dhabi.
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Please cite Abu Ali and Habash (2016) if you use Botta in your research.