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When will the Loebner Prize award a silver?

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The Loebner Prize is,

an annual competition in artificial intelligence that awards prizes to the computer programs considered by the judges to be the most human-like. The format of the competition is that of a standard Turing test. In each round, a human judge simultaneously holds textual conversations with a computer program and a human being via computer. Based upon the responses, the judge must decide which is which.

According to the Loebner prize rules,

If a system can fool half the judges that it is human under these conditions, a solid Silver Medal will be awarded to the creator of that AI system.

When will the Loebner Prize award a silver medal for an AI that passes the Turing test?

This question resolves on the date during which the Loebner Prize awards a Silver Medal as a result of some bot credibly passing a Turing test. As the Loebner Prize has experienced considerable controversy over the years as to the legitimacy of their results, I will leave it up to the admins to determine whether their award accurately reflects a feat of some bot imitating a human.

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