ParlAI Alternatives

    ParlAI is described as '(pronounced “par-lay”) is a python framework for sharing, training and testing dialogue models, from open-domain chitchat to VQA (Visual Question Answering)'. There are seven alternatives to ParlAI for Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Virtual Human Toolkit, which is free. Other great apps like ParlAI are Rasa Core (Free, Open Source), PyDial (Free, Open Source), DeepPavlov (Free, Open Source) and Plato Research Dialogue System (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 17, 2019

    1. A collection of modules, tools, and libraries designed to aid and support researchers and developers with the creation of virtual human conversational characters.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Rasa Core: Throw Away Your State Machine and Use Machine Learning For Dialogue Management Manage your dialogue with machine learning and let it improve with every conversation Rasa Core guides conversations, taking the history and external context of a conversation into...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      PyDial is an open-source end-to-end statistical spoken dialogue system toolkit which provides implementations of statistical approaches for all dialogue system modules. Moreover, it has been extended to provide multi-domain conversational functionality.
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    2. DeepPavlov is an open-source conversational AI library built on TensorFlow and Keras. It is designed for: • development of production ready chat-bots and complex conversational systems, • NLP and dialog systems research.
    3. The Plato Research Dialogue System enables experts and non-experts alike to quickly build, train, and deploy conversational AI agents.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Olympus was created at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) during the late 2000's and benefits from ongoing improvements in functionality.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      ConvLab is an open-source multi-domain end-to-end dialog system platform, aiming to enable researchers to quickly set up experiments with reusable components and compare a large set of different approaches, ranging from conventional pipeline systems to end-to-end neural models...
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