algoneer VS ParlAI

Compare algoneer vs ParlAI and see what are their differences.

algoneer

The Algoneer Python library. (by algoneer)

ParlAI

A framework for training and evaluating AI models on a variety of openly available dialogue datasets. (by facebookresearch)
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algoneer ParlAI
1 6
11 8,904
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0.0 9.5
over 1 year ago 6 days ago
Python Python
MIT License MIT License
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algoneer

Posts with mentions or reviews of algoneer. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-03-21.
  • Adoption of Mypy for Python type checking: 45% already use it, 40% don't plan to
    4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 21 Mar 2021
    I gave a presentation on type checking at the EuroPython 2017 where I also investigated how many Python projects really use type checking, I present the results at the end (35 minutes in):

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vM2Zoy4Sxhk&t=2181s

    My conclusion was that only a small fraction of projects really used them, there were a lot of projects that had type checks in their code but only in "homeopathic" doses.

    I started using them for some of my Python projects as well (e.g https://github.com/algoneer/algoneer) and while I find them useful I think they're not as useful as a "real" type system in a fully typed language like Golang. Still, they're very useful for discovering simple mistakes that would only show up in unit testing otherwise.

    You can also "misuse" them for other purposes, at the end of the presentation I e.g. show how you can implement software contracts with them. Of course this would wreck a type checker like mypy, so don't do that in your codebase. That's probably also one of my critiques as the annotation syntax can in principle be used for anything, but mypy and other tools are not able to deal with code that does that.

ParlAI

Posts with mentions or reviews of ParlAI. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-03-21.
  • How do you keep your python files organized
    1 project | reddit.com/r/learnpython | 6 May 2022
    Beneath that? Here's a good example if you'd like to see how professionals do it: https://github.com/facebookresearch/ParlAI
  • [TASK] $100 - host a ML model on AWS
    1 project | reddit.com/r/slavelabour | 14 Nov 2021
    There's a ParlAI chatbot model I wanted to host on AWS with websocket APIs. They have the framework set up here https://parl.ai/docs/tutorial_chat_service.html, and an exact github issue as well https://github.com/facebookresearch/ParlAI/issues/3174. But as you may understand it's a huge pain to get everything to work, especially on a complicated repository, and I've burnt too much time on this.
  • I know who Noah Turk is + contact info
    1 project | reddit.com/r/mturk | 11 Nov 2021
    Further proof this is Facebook: https://github.com/facebookresearch/ParlAI/issues/500
  • [OFF-TOPIC] I have access to PLATO-XL
    1 project | reddit.com/r/GPT3 | 18 Oct 2021
    Some notes from my perspective of PLATO-XL: * The model comparisons sometimes seem deliberately disingenuous. * I love that we’re measuring a ‘hallucination’ score now(!) and this model has a lower/better score when compared against other (older, of course) chatbots. * Why not compare with the latest BlenderBot 2.0, open sourced by FAIR, and available with metrics? https://github.com/facebookresearch/ParlAI/tree/main/projects/blenderbot2 * Why not also compare with GPT-3 Curie 6.7B? It would seem to make sense as this is a very popular model, though not explicitly chatbot... * They have failed to mention the largest SOTA chatbot model, Google’s LaMDA (Language Model for Dialogue Applications). Although not publicly released (and maybe even the paper was too late), the recent paper from Google shows that LaMDA has over 100 billion parameters, or ~10 times the size of PLATO-XL…
  • Adoption of Mypy for Python type checking: 45% already use it, 40% don't plan to
    4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 21 Mar 2021
    I run a fairly large open source project (https://github.com/facebookresearch/ParlAI/) and we use mypy. Our experience has been that it can be quite difficult to placate, so we usually treat it only as a warning. However, having our code annotated with types in many places has significantly improved developer productivity, just from having less ambiguity with what you're dealing with.
  • Goal to create simple chatbot
    1 project | reddit.com/r/learnpython | 2 Mar 2021

What are some alternatives?

When comparing algoneer and ParlAI you can also consider the following projects:

pyre-check - Performant type-checking for python.

mypy - Optional static typing for Python