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International Loebner Prize 2013 Contest
in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Saturday, 14th September, 2013

in association with:
Intelligent Digital StoryTelling & ``Waiting for Artificial Intelligence...'' International Workshops,
DAH Institute 2013 Conference & CultureTECH 2013

Great Hall (MD-102)

Main MD Building

University of Ulster, Magee

Derry ~ LondonDerry ~ LegenDerry
Northern Ireland


LOEBNER 2013 WINNER (Mitsuku) & LEADERBOARD RESULTS

JUNIOR LOEBNER 2013 WINNER (TIE: Mitsuku & Tutor) & LEADERBOARD RESULTS

Austrian Radio OE1 Loebner 2013 Report (Raffael Fritz), Sun. 22nd Sept. (25 mins.)

Marie Boran Report on Technology Voice (podcast)

HEAD SQUEEZE LIVE Google Hangout, Thursday, 12th September, 2013, 2.00pm

LIVE WEBCAST, Saturday, 14th September, 2013

!!! 4 Finalists Selected (Monday, 24th June, 2013) !!!

Loebner Prize 2013 Programme

Intelligent Digital StoryTelling International Workshop

``Waiting for Artificial Intelligence (AI)...'' International Workshop

Loebner Prize 2013 Call for Entries

Loebner Prize 2013 **NOTE TO ENTRANTS**

Loebner Prize 2013 **Judge Program (Perl, ActiveState Perl 5.16)**

Loebner Prize 2013 Production Crew

Loebner Prize 2013 Location Crew

Loebner Prize 2013 International Expert Judging Panel Cast

Junior Loebner Prize 2013 Junior Judging Panel Cast

The Loebner Prize

``James May's Things You Need to Know ...about Engineering'' [BBC 2] (includes AI, `The Turing Test', `The Loebner Prize') (360 Production Ltd., London/Derry)

Cambridge Centre for Behavioral Studies (Beverly, MA, USA)

Loebner Prize 2012 (Bletchley Park, England)

Loebner Prize 2011 (Exeter University, England)

Visual Turing Test, ``Take the visual Turing Test'' (Barclay & Galton, 2011)

Chatbots

`PARRY' [1972]

`ELIZA' [1964]

Wizard-of-Oz Experiment

`Watson' [2011, IBM]

`Deep Blue' [1997, IBM]

Checkers (Draughts) [1950s, IBM]

``Entscheidungsproblem''

``Alan Turing: The experiment that shaped artificial intelligence'', by Prof. Noel Sharkey, BBC News, 21 June, 2012

``Would artificial intelligence outsmart me? I needn't have worried'', by Prof. Noel Sharkey, The Guardian, 25 October, 2011

Alan Turing's Irish Connexions (Dr. Phil Maguire, NUI Maynooth, Irish Times, Sat. June 23rd, 2012) (Courtesy Dr. Tom Lunney)

``Towards a staged developmental intelligence test for machines'' (Ed Keedwell, 2010)

``Variations of the Turing Test in the Age of Internet and Virtual Reality'' (Florentin Neumann et al., 2009)

``MGonz AI chatbot hooked up to the Internet'' (Dr. Mark Humphrys, 1989)

``The Logotype Machine 1.13'' (Anton Hutton, Computational and Cognitive Models of Design, Heron Island, Australia, Dec., 2001)

``From Chinese Rooms to Irish Rooms'' (Paul Mc Kevitt & Chengming Guo, 1996)

`Small World' (David Lodge, 1984)

`Mindscan' (Robert Sawyer, 2005)

`Code White' (Scott Britz-Cunningham, 2013)

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Dr. Hugh Loebner shows the Bronze medal presented to Mohan Embar (+ US$ 4,000) for `ChipVivant' during the Loebner Prize 2011 Contest at The University of Exeter, England.

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Judge Professor Noel Sharkey (Sheffield) [front right] with Graduation Senior Officer Platform Party for Prof. Sharkey's Honorary Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) Graduation, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Monday, July 3rd, 2006 (courtesy Nigel McDowell).

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Prof. John McCarthy (Stanford University) [R.I.P., October 24th, 2011] & Prof. Paul Mc Kevitt (then Aalborg University, Denmark)
at GrianĂ¡n of Aileach, Co. Donegal, Ireland (September 9th, 1997)
(courtesy Dr. Jon Campbell [R.I.P., July 25th, 2010])
[John is sporting a GPS Device (yes, it was 1997) which he had just received as a birthday (04/09) present].

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Donegal woman, Kathleen (Kay) McNulty (Mauchly Antonelli) in her high school graduation portrait, 1938.
Kathleen was one of the 6 original programmers of the ENIAC, the first general-purpose electronic digital computer
(Moore School of Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA).

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Summer Solstice, Grianán of Aileach, Burt, Co. Donegal, Ireland, Friday 21st June, 2013.
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Scribe Monk (just arrived from Iona) paints ColmVille Map and ColmCille on Tabula Rasa Book &
ColmVille Crier invites public to write more new stories...
Derry~LondonDerry~LegenDerry, Northern Ireland, Saturday, 8th June, 2013.
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Banyan Puppet Theatre (Karen Torley) collaborates with An Nua
on `Derry 24 --24 hours in the life of the city!',
An Nua Productions, Derry~LondonDerry~LegenDerry, Northern Ireland.
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`Nessie' (Loch Ness Monster), City of Culture 2013 `Return of Colmcille' Pageant,
Derry~LondonDerry~LegenDerry, Northern Ireland, Saturday, 8th June, 2013.