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Turing test

n.
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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Turing test

n
(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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[8] In fact, other limited Turing tests have been carried out as well.
458] The Turing test challenge has not yet been met (Watson, Siri, and systems succeeding in "restricted Turing tests" notwithstanding), and the relevance of the Turing test to establishing the intelligence of computers has been widely, and interestingly, debated for decades.