FYI:BOT - Judges needed for 1997 Loebner Prize Contest (fwd)

Eugene Leitl (
Tue, 22 Apr 1997 08:12:56 +0200 (MET DST)

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[ mod's note: our Staff Roboticist, Robby Glen Garner, notes
that "We might need to shop this around the 'living' as well..."
as opposed to just having this message linger on Usenet.
btw, Robby is one of the finalists competing in this year's
Loebner Prize, and we wish him (and his bots) all the best!
please check it out -


Judges needed for 1997 Loebner Prize

Would you like to participate in judging computer entries in
the 1997 Loebner Prize Contest?

Date: Tuesday, April 29th, 1997
Time 9:30 AM to 12 Noon
Venue: The Salmagundi Club,
47 Fifth Ave at 12th St
New York NY 10003

The Loebner Prize Contest seeks judges from the
NY-NJ-Conn-PA area to participate in the 1997 contest.

Judges will be required to evaluate computer entries and
a human confederate to answer the questions:

* Which is the human, which are computers?
* Which computer program is "the most human"?

Information about the Loebner Prize is available at:

The programmer(s) of the winning computer entry will receive
a bronze medal and $2000.

Each judge will receive a $50 honorarium, travel expenses
(up to $100) and lunch.

Interested individuals are invited to apply by email to:

Hugh Loebner, Project Director, email

Please include a brief resume

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