Hidden Interlocutor Misidentification in Practical Turing Tests

Minds and Machines 20 (3):441-454 (2010)

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Response to Floridi et al, 2008/2009. Based on insufficient evidence, and inadequate research, Floridi and his students report inaccuracies and draw false conclusions in their Minds and Machines evaluation, which this paper aims to clarify. Acting as invited judges, Floridi et al. participated in nine, of the ninety-six, Turing tests staged in the finals of the 18th Loebner Prize for Artificial Intelligence in October 2008. From the transcripts it appears that they used power over solidarity as an interrogation technique. As a result, they were fooled on several occasions into believing that a machine was a human and that a human was a machine. Worse still, they did not realise their mistake. This resulted in a combined correct identification rate of less than 56%. In their paper they assumed that they had made correct identifications when they in fact had been incorrect.
Keywords Computer Science   Systems Theory, Control   Interdisciplinary Studies   Philosophy of Mind   Artificial Intelligence
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DOI 10.1007/s11023-010-9219-6
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