April 22, 2009
Elbot by Fred Roberts has claimed the 2008 Loebner Prize for Artificial Intelligence, which was held at the University of Reading on Sunday.
Elbot was selected from 13 original entries to compete in the 2008 finals. The other finalists were Alice by Richard Wallace, Brother Jerome by Peter Cole and Benji Adams, Eugene Goostman by Vladimir Veselov, Jabberwacky by Rollo Carpenter and Ultra Hal.
Founded in 1990 by Hugh Loebner, the Loebner Prize awards a cash prize to the chatbot deigned most human-like by a panel of judges. A $100,000 reward is reserved for the first bot to convince judges it may actually be human.
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