Hugh Loebner pictured showing the Bronze medal presented to the 2011 Loebner Prize winner

The results are announced: Congratulations to Bruce Wilcox's Rosette as the 2011 Loebner Prize winner!

2011 Loebner Prize results


The 2011 Loebner Prize was held at the University of Exeter on the 19th October.

Judging Panel

Professor Noel Sharkey
Professor of Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, University of Sheffield
Dr Antony Galton Reader in Knowledge Representation, University of Exeter
Paul Marks Chief Technology Correspondent, New Scientist
Jonny O'Callaghan
Staff Writer, How it Works Magazine

Confederates

Mark, Steve & Dawn (University of Exeter), Samantha (University of Plymouth)

Finalists

ChipVivant Mohan Embar
Rosette Bruce Wilcox
Tutor
Ron Lee
Zoe Adeena Mignogna

Results

The contest was comprised of four rounds.  In each round, the judge was paired with a new AI entry and human confederate ensuring that each judge interacts with every AI and human during the course of the contest.  At the end of each round the judges must decide which entity is the computer.  At the end of the contest, the judges ranked the AI entries and humans.  The results are as follows:

Main Contest

None of the AI systems fooled the judges, therefore the Turing Test has not been passed and the Silver Medal was not awarded.  The bronze medal and cash prizes were therefore awarded based on the ranks awarded by the judges which were as follows:


 Entry Mean Rank
(lower is better)
Prize
Rosette
1.5 Bronze Medal & $4000
Zoe 2.25
$1000

 

ChipVivant 3
$500
Tutor
3.25
$250

Congratulations to Bruce Wilcox's Rosette as the 2011 Loebner Prize winner!


Junior Prize

None of the AI systems fooled the junior judges which were conducted over shorter, 10 minute rounds.  However the ranks were significantly different. 

 Entry Mean Rank
(lower is better)
Prize
Tutor
2
$200
Zoe
2
$200
ChipVivant 2.75
-
Rosette
3.25
-

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