Turing Test - Definition
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What is the Turing Test?
Developed in 1950 by Alan Turing, the Turing test is a measure for determining if a machine can perform basic human tasks, or matches up with human technology in actions, words and imaginations. This test is the foundation of Artificial Intelligence.
Academic research for Turing Test
- Turing test: 50 years later, Saygin, A. P., Cicekli, I., & Akman, V. (2000). Turing test: 50 years later. Minds and machines, 10(4), 463-518.
- Pessimalprint: a reverse turing test, Baird, H. S., Coates, A. L., & Fateman, R. J. (2003). Pessimalprint: a reverse turing test. International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, 5(2-3), 158-163. [PDF]
- Chatterbots, tinymuds, and the turing test: Entering the loebner prize competition, Mauldin, M. L. (1994, August). Chatterbots, tinymuds, and the turing test: Entering the loebner prize competition. In AAAI(Vol. 94, pp. 16-21).
- Lessons from a restricted Turing test, Shieber, S. M. (1994). Lessons from a restricted Turing test. arXiv preprint cmp-lg/9404002.
- Subcognition and the limits of the Turing test, French, R. M. (1990). Subcognition and the limits of the Turing test. Mind, 99(393), 53-65. [PDF]
- Turing test considered harmful, Hayes, P., & Ford, K. (1995, August). Turing test considered harmful. In IJCAI (1) (pp. 972-977).
- An analysis of the Turing test, Moor, J. H. (1976). An analysis of the Turing test. Philosophical Studies, 30(4), 249-257.
- Visual turing test for computer vision systems, Geman, D., Geman, S., Hallonquist, N., & Younes, L. (2015). Visual turing test for computer vision systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(12), 3618-3623.
- The Turing Test: the first 50 years, French, R. M. (2000). The Turing Test: the first 50 years. Trends in cognitive sciences, 4(3), 115-122.
- The turing test, Copeland, B. J. (2000). The turing test. Minds and Machines, 10(4), 519-539.