ECTOR is a learning chatterbot. This is an interactive command to ECTOR.
Install the module with:
npm install -g ector-command
Name of the utterer
-p, --person [name]: set the name of the utterer (the user) - default value:
Name of the bot
-b, --botname [botname]: set the name of the bot - default value:
ECTOR (all uppercase).
-q, --quiet: the bot won't answer, only learn.
-l, --log [filepath]: log the dialogue in log file - default value:
ector.log. Not yet working
-h, --help: display the parameters of the command.
-V, --version: output the version number.
Once run, ECTOR can be told to do various things, using commands beginning with
To see the list of these commands, use
Display the list of commands in interactive mode.
Print the options the
@quit, @exit, @bye
To quit the program and go back to the CLI, either type
@bye, or simply
^D (which always close an input-dependent unix command).
Change the utterer name (like -p)
Change the bot's name (like -b)
Give the current version
Save Ector's Concept Network and state (useful in order to teach Ector anything you don't want him to forget). Not yet fully functional: no loading
Show the nodes of the Concept Network (Ector's brain's partial content). Mainly a debug command.
Show the links of the Concept Network (another part of Ector's brain). Mainly a debug command.
Show the state of the nodes. Mainly a debug command.
Show the debug state (on or off)
$ ector -p Guy Guy: Hello ECTOR. ECTOR: Hello Guy. Guy: How do you do? ECTOR: How do you do? Guy: Well, what do you think, right now? ECTOR: How do you do? Guy: We already greet ourselves, indeed. ECTOR: Well, what do you think, right now? Guy: I think that I'm not a native English speaker. ECTOR: I think that I'm not a native English speaker. Guy: And also, you are a true parrot. But that's normal: you are like a young child, learning to speak. ECTOR: I think that I'm not a young child, learning to speak. Guy: Marvelous, now you're thinking by yourself ;) ECTOR: But that's normal: you do? Guy: And now, you make mistakes, that even I wouldn't make. ECTOR: How do you make mistakes, that I'm not a true parrot. Guy: @save Guy:
In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality. Lint and test your code using mocha.
- 2015/02/27: version 1.0.0: use semantic versioning, fix a major bug
- 2014/08/07: version 0.1.3: use FileConceptNetwork, add load command
- 2014/06/18: version 0.1.2: fix a blocking bug (using a deprecated module)
- 2013/01/06: version 0.1.1: link response to next entry
- 2013/01/06: version 0.1.0: first release
Warning: this is a work in progress.
Copyright (c) 2013 François Parmentier Licensed under the MIT license.