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Project Description

Mae is history knowledgeable chatbot that is tailored to enhance dialog and conversations using text or audio (Smart Devices e.g. Phone or Google Home) and integrates into websites, applications or instant messengers (e.g. Facebook Messenger) to get closer to end users. The goal is to deliver an enhanced and unique rich experience using AI and powered by data based on each user's interactions. Using Chatbot backed by AI (constant optimisation) for dialogs to tell stories and serve user's unqiue preferences style of interactions can effectivley promote cultural heritage is an engagement for online audiences.

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Data Story

Data from South Australian Museum Meteorite Collection, SA Memory (State Library of South Australia) and museum victoria collections articles has been used to show how queries can be done using conversational chatbots. This can be extended to personal assistant integrations (google home supported devices) easily.

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Team DataSets

Museums Victoria Collections API

Description of Use Stories related to collections articles about the war can be more conversational

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SA Memory (State Library of South Australia)

Description of Use Use in creating conversational dialog answers by bot

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South Australian Museum Meteorite Collection

Description of Use Use in formulating conversational dialog

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Challenge Entries

Physical Culture

How might we better integrate our digital collections and datasets into our physical gallery, library, or museum spaces?

Go to Challenge | 9 teams have entered this challenge.

🌟 Improving the customer experience of government services

How can government data be used to improve the experience of citizens interacting with government?

Go to Challenge | 24 teams have entered this challenge.

Digital Culture

How do we make our digital cultural heritage collections engaging for online audiences? What experiences should we be developing beyond the search and retrieve box to visualise gallery, library and museum collections online and encourage their reuse and good storytelling?

Go to Challenge | 14 teams have entered this challenge.

🌟 Telling Stories with Open Data

In recent years, data story telling has emerged as a powerful and engaging form of communication. Using any data that you can find on data.vic tell us an interesting story in the form of a feature article or video report.

Go to Challenge | 18 teams have entered this challenge.