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shopbot

(ˈʃɒpˌbɒt)
n
(Computer Science) a website that offers price comparisons for particular products
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Smith & Erik Brynjolfsson, Consumer Decision-Making at an Internet Shopbot: Brand Still Matters, 49 J.
Some assistants are capable of longer multiturn dialogues, although most of these are goal directed or designed for specific tasks such as customer support or shopping (for example, eBay's ShopBot).
Japjit Tulsi, vice president of engineering at eBay, which uses shopbot by Google, said that while humans can take in data and switch context quickly--from visual to audio, for example--artificial intelligence is not quite there yet, and needs to be programmed to switch modalities and understand them cohesively in order to help consumers find what they are looking for online.
Fabio, which was developed by Heriot-Watt University and is officially called "ShopBot", also struggled to deal with the ambient noise in the store.
"The Impact of Shopbot Use on Prices and Price Dispersion: Evidence from Online Book Retailing." International Journal of Industrial Organization, 28(6), 2010, 579-90.
Looking forward, Mashpee plans on purchasing a VEX competition ring and a table-top CNC shopbot. A competitive VEX IQ robotics team for sevent-hand eighth-graders is also in the works, with plans to compete in fall 2017.
"Price, Price Dispersion and Number of Sellers at a Low Entry Cost Shopbot." International Journal of Industrial Organization 2008(2): 459-472.
Use a shopbot A shopbot or shopping robot is an easy way to find the best price online.
| Use shopbots to find the cheapest online prices A SHOPBOT, or shopping robot, OT, or shopping robot, OT is a comparison site that searches a range of e-tailers to find the cheapest price, including delivery, in the same time it takes to search at just one e-store.
Try using a Shopbot, which is a price comparison service, that searches the web for the best price.