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ALICE in AI land

ALICE in AI land
More and more websites are using chatbots to spice up visitors' interactive experiences, but most people don't make the connection between chatbot programming and execution and the search for artificial intelligence. To help promote the study of AI, American businessman and philanthropist Hugh Loebner started an annual contest back in 1990 by offering cash prizes to programmers whose creations pass variations of the famous Turing Test for artificial intelligence. This year's winner was A.L.I.C.E. (Artificial Linguistic Internet Computer Entity), a program Dr. Richard Wallace of San Francisco has been working on since 1995; A.L.I.C.E. also won last year.
Category : Articles
Year : 2001
Submitted :  6th, August 2008

1. Artificial Intelligence - Artificial intelligence (AI) is intelligence demonstrated by machines, as opposed to the natural intelligence displayed by animals and humans.

2. Turing Test - The Turing test, developed by Alan Turing in 1950, is a test of a machine's ability to exhibit intelligent behaviour equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, that of a human.