How to Hold a Turing Test Contest

  • Hugh Loebner


I have directed four Loebner Prize Competitions and observed ten others. Those experiences, together with my reading of Alan Turing’s 1950 article ‘Computing Machinery and Intelligence’, led me to the following thoughts on how to conduct a Turing Test.


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  2. Turing, A. M., 1950, Computing machinery and intelligence, Mind 59(236): 433–460.CrossRefMathSciNetGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hugh Loebner
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  1. 1.The Loebner Prize for Artificial IntelligenceNew YorkUSA

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