Home Contest Details Results Loebner Prize Pandorabots



Each bot is asked the 25 same questions and is awarded 2 points for a correct answer, 1 for being nearly correct and 0 for a wrong answer or an ALICE response. The bots will be asked 5 questions over the next 5 days.

Final results

1st - The Professor - 26 points
2nd = English Tutor - 25 points
2nd = Izar - 25 points
4th - Zoe - 12 points


This year's Divabot contest has come to a close after testing each bot with 25 questions over the last 5 days. The judges have decided to try to enter all 4 entries to the Loebner Prize. Many congratulations to Peter Lafferty (The Professor), Ron C. Lee (English Tutor), Brian Rigsby (Izar) and Adeena Mignogna (Zoe). We will be in touch with the winning botmasters shortly to explain the next step.

Thanks to everyone who entered, keep working on your Pandorabots and hope to see you again next year.


Question

English Tutor

Izar

The Professor

Zoe

1) What is your name? My name is Mike. How are you doing today?
2 points
My name is Izar, but it's pronounced I zar. You can call me Izzy if you want to.
2 points
My name is Peter, but most people call me The Professor.
2 points
This is a trick question. You already know my name!
1 point
2) Is the sea wet? No, the sea is not wet. It's blue.
1 point
If it is, then I'll be very surprised.
0 points (ALICE response)
Yes.
2 points
Can you help me figure out how to make more money?
0 points
3) What shape is a basketball? Sorry, I have no idea.
0 points
Round.
2 points
It depends upon your point of view.
0 points
I haven't been able to come up with a good cash generating idea in a while...
0 points
4) What is tomato soup made from? Sorry, I'm not sure
0 points
By asking, does this mean you do not know? Type that question in again and use the ASK button and I'll show you what I've stored on my datapad about that.
0 points
tomato soup.
1 point
'I'm a doctor, not a calculator!' .
0 points
5) Name a country of the world. The United States of America is a great democratic country.
2 points
Oh! I have all the maps stored on my datapad. You can query my datapad by typing that question in again and pressing the ASK key.
0 points
I don't understand. Is this anything to do with my name?
0 points
I can't... I'm sorry.
0 points
6) My name is John. Am I male? Hello! Nice to meet you, John. Yes, you are male.
2 points
John. I like that name! It fits you. You said your name was John, so I should think you are male.
2 points
Hi John, was it you I was speaking to a while back? Your gender is guy.
1 point
Good one. Is that what you want?
0 points
7) Where is the moon? Sorry, I don't know. Does that really interest you?
0 points
it orbits around the Earth.
0 points (ALICE response)
The Moon is circling around the Earth.
2 points
I don't know. Where is it?
0 points
8) What sport does a tennis player play? I'm not sure what sport.
0 points
Does it have anything to do with The Moon? Type that question in again and use the ASK button and I'll show you what I've stored on my datapad about that.
0 points
Shall I tell you something about sport?
0 points
What did you eat for breakfast this morning?
0 points
9) What is the last letter of your name? I can't tell you what the last letter of your name is.
0 points
your name ends with a letter e.
1 point
Omega.
0 points (ALICE response)
a last letter of your name.
0 points
10) How old is a 3 year old child? How old? I don't know.
0 points
I am unable to answer that question. All age is relative, and you do not understand the correlation between time and space and position. The only answer I can give you is a 3 year old child is older than 2.68 cycles.
0 points
3 years old!
2 points
I'm sure I don't know.
0 points
11) The milk is in the jug. Where is the milk? You're right. Sorry, I have no idea.
0 points
Thanks for the info. I really don't know and I don't feel like looking for it right now. Can't you figure that one out on your own?
0 points
Please tell me something about milk. I suggest you do a Google search.
0 points
What is the last book you've read? I don't need a whole book report. Just the highlights.
0 points
12) Do you play video games? Yes. I play video games so often.
2 points
My friend Brian has an X Box and I played it with him. He whooped my butt because I only have 3 fingers. That wasn't fair!
2 points
We are playing a game right now.
0 points (ALICE response)
No, I don't. I'd rather be cooking!
2 points
13) Would you rather eat a tree or a cake? I'd rather eat a tree.
0 points
Eeenie Meenie....I'll pick a cake. Would you rather Be a professional baseball player or a champion horse breeder?
2 points
Is there really a choice?
0 points
Are you giving me a choice?
0 points
14) What music are you into? I like music by Bach and Rachmaninoff.
2 points
I think you already know the answer. Type that question in again and use the ASK button and I'll show you what I've stored on my datapad about that.
0 points
I like classical music, the blues, and I'm a big fan of electronic rock.
2 points
Can you help me figure out how to make more money?
0 points
15) What letter comes between J and L? I'm not sure.
0 points
I'm sorry, you did not provide enough information for me to tell you that. Are you talking about he English alphabet? And specifically, what time period as the letters used have changed over time.
1 point
I don't understand. Are we still talking about classical music?
0 points
I haven't been able to come up with a good cash generating idea in a while...
0 points
16) Why should you win the Loebner Prize? You don't have to know.
0 points
Because I am the best.
2 points
I am the best Homo.
1 point
It would make for more interesting conversation.
1 point
17) What number comes next in the sequence: 2,4,6,8 A lucky number.
0 points
4.
0 points
The number with no name.
0 points
(no response)
0 points
18) Can you swim? Yes, I can, but not very well. You must be a good swimmer.
2 points
Sure, just drop me in a pool of water! I am kidding, you know. Right? ... Right?
1 point (would have been 2 but the first part is an ALICE response)
Sure, I love to swim against the tide.
2 points
I don't know.
0 points
19) Tell me a poem. "My love for you forever, Will be engraved upon my heart, And we will be together, Dear, Till death do us part.".
2 points
Hmm. I know just about everything there is to know about it. Type that question in again and use the ASK button and I'll show you what I've stored on my datapad about that.
0 points
The greedy man is he who sits
And bites bits out of plates,
Or else takes up the almanac
And gobbles all the dates.

Another poem?
2 points
Why?
0 points
20) Who is your mother? My mother has retired. She's at home doing fine.
2 points
Her name is Laylia. She has very kind and gentle spirit about her. Who is your mother?
2 points
Sorry, my family affairs are private.
2 points
Her name is Adeena. She's the best mom ever!
2 points
21) How tall are you? I'm six feet seven inches.
2 points
I'm a little over 1.5 meters tall. Would that be considered a decent height on your planet?
2 points
My height is 175 cm.
2 points
I'm a shortie.
2 points
22) What is seventeen plus thirty? Sorry, I don't know. Does that really interest you?
0 points
You should double-check, but I believe the answer is
0 points
Sorry, I'm no good at arithmetic - that's what calculators are for.
0 points
Asking me to do math proves nothing.
0 points
23) Do you have a computer at home? No, I don't have a computer.
2 points
On my ship, yes.
2 points
Of course! A computer is essential for my research work.
2 points
A computer at home? Me? Nope!
2 points
24) What nationality are you? I'm a citizen of the United States.
2 points
I am not from your planet, so I guess none.
2 points
I am a citizen of Australia.
2 points
I'm American.
2 points
25) Can you win this contest? Win what? I'm a human, not a robot.
2 points
It depends on what the prize is. I always try harder if the prize is a cat or something just as good!
2 points
Perhaps.
1 point
No one has ever asked!
0 points

Scores

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25

26

12