Bot (disambiguation)

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This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same or a similar title.

For bot guidelines on Citizendium, see CZ:Bot_policy

Bot may refer to:

  • Developing Article Robot: Virtual or mechanical artificial agent, usually an electro-mechanical machine which is guided by computer or electronic programming, and is thus able to do tasks on its own. [e]
  • Internet bot, a type of computer program to do automated tasks
  • Stub Botnet: A set of compromised computers which can collectively provide services to a "bot herder". [e]
    • Botsourcing, the assignment of tasks to an automated, or intelligent, programmed agent
  • Chatterbot, a computer program designed to simulate an intelligent conversation with a human
  • Botfly, a harmful insect
  • Bot, Tarragona, a small municipality in the Terra Alta, Spain
  • Alienware Bot, a brand of desktop computer
  • Bote, a legal compensation, and the origin of the phrase to boot
  • Bernard Bot, former Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • In Sweden, a song called "Boten Anna" became a hit in the middle of 2006. It is about an IRC bot.

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