Building an open-domain dialog system is a challenging task in current research. In order to successfully maintain a conversation with human, a dialog system must develop many qualities: being engaging, empathetic, show a unique personality and having general knowledge about the world. Prior research has shown that it is possible to develop such chat-bot system that combines these features, but this work explores this problem further. Most state-of-theart dialogue systems are guided by unstructured knowledge such as Wikipedia articles, but there is a lack of research on how structured knowledge bases can be used for open-domain dialogue generation. This work proposes usage of structured knowledge base ConceptNet for knowledge-grounded dialogue generation. Novel knowledge extraction algorithm is proposed which is then used to incorporate knowledge into existing dialogue datasets. Current state-of-theart model BlenderBot is finetuned on new datasets which shows improvement in novelty of utterances generated by the model.
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