Machine learning chatbot for education search purpose in Dublin

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Authors
Dari, Ravjeet Singh
Issue Date
2020
Degree
MSc in Data Analytics
Publisher
Dublin Business School
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Abstract
This dissertation is about an artificial intelligence chatbot which act as a virtual assistant for the students who are looking for education in Dublin. In real-world scenario a student register in a foreign education agency to pursue education in abroad. Many a time it was observed that the education counsellor could not give adequate amount of time in guiding the student either due to shortage of time or lack of knowledge. Consequently, it becomes a hurdle in admission process and for applying student visa. In order to remove this hurdle the dissertation contribute a conversational bot to assist students regarding education search and information related to any institutions or universities in Dublin. The conversational bot was been developed in Python programming language using machine learning algorithm and natural language processing. According to the participants in user evaluation test the voice feature in bot makes more interactive for communication.