Turing test(redirected from Loebner prize)
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A test in which one or more judges, by conversing with an unseen interlocutor via text messages, attempt to determine whether the interlocutor is a human or a computer.
[After Alan Mathison Turing, who proposed such a test as a criterion for judging the sophistication of artificial intelligence.]
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(Logic) a proposed test of a computer's ability to think, requiring that the covert substitution of the computer for one of the participants in a keyboard and screen dialogue should be undetectable by the remaining human participant
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