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CHATTERBOTS, TINYMUDS, and the Turing Test: Entering the Loebner Prize Competition

  title={CHATTERBOTS, TINYMUDS, and the Turing Test: Entering the Loebner Prize Competition},
  author={Michael L. Mauldin},
  • M. Mauldin
  • Published in AAAI 1 August 1994
  • Computer Science
The Turing Test was proposed by Alan Turing in 1950; he called it the Imitation Game. In 1991 Hugh Loebner started the Loebner Prize competition, offering a $100,000 prize to the author of the first computer program to pass an unrestricted Turing test. Annual competitions are held each year with smaller prizes for the best program on a restricted Turing test. This paper describes the development of one such Turing System, including the technical design of the program and its performance on the… 

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