Human misidentification in Turing tests

@article{Warwick2015HumanMI,
  title={Human misidentification in Turing tests},
  author={Kevin Warwick and Huma Shah},
  journal={Journal of Experimental \& Theoretical Artificial Intelligence},
  year={2015},
  volume={27},
  pages={123 - 135}
}
  • K. Warwick, Huma Shah
  • Published 4 March 2015
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence
This paper presents some important issues on misidentification of human interlocutors in text-based communication during practical Turing tests. The study here presents transcripts in which human judges succumbed to theconfederate effect, misidentifying hidden human foils for machines. An attempt is made to assess the reasons for this. The practical Turing tests in question were held on 23 June 2012 at Bletchley Park, England. A selection of actual full transcripts from the tests is shown and… 
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