Chatterbot Timeline


See also:

chatterbot | chatbot | conversational agent | cognitive architecture | intelligent virtual agent


1950

1950 – In 1950, Turing wrote a revolutionary article suggesting that if a person was unable to distinguish a machine’s conversational responses from those of a human, the machine could be considered intelligent. But as chatterbots demonstrate, intelligence and the …  Show more

1955

1955 – In 1955, Weizenbaum became a member of the General Electric team that designed and built the first computer system dedicated to banking operations. Among his early technical contributions were the list processing system SLIP and the natural language …  Show more

1960

1960 – Richard Wallace, born in Maine in 1960, is the inventor of Artificial Linguistic InternetComputer Entity – also referred to as Alicebot or simply Alice. It’s a natural language processing chatterbot – a program that engages conversation with a human by …  Show more

1962

1962 – In 1962, he published a comparatively simple program called ELIZA which demonstrated natural language processing by engaging humans into a conversation resembling that with an empathic psychologist. The program applied pattern matching rules to the human’s …   Show more

1964

1964 – Os americanos estão muito à frente nessa área, até porque o primeiro projeto dechatterbot de que se tem notícia surgiu em 1964 no Laboratório de Inteligência Artificial do MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) e foi batizado de Eliza. Um dos sistemas …  Show more

1965

1965 – Einer der frühesten Chatter-Bots war Eliza. Sie wurde 1965 von Joseph Weizenbaum eigentlich aus Jux entwickelt, aber schon bald sollte sie von Kenneth Mark Colby zur Psychotherapie eingesetzt werden – schließlich könne Eliza gleichzeitig bis zu 200 Patienten mit einer …

1966

1966 – Basicaly,these program is an “Eliza” like chatterbot,it includes most of the features that could normaly be found in chatterbots that are clone of “Eliza” the first Chatbot program that was written by Joseph Weizenbaum professor of MIT back in 1966. However …  Show more

1966 – Não obstante, ALICE é baseado ainda em combinar de teste padrão sem nenhum raciocínio. Esta é a mesma técnica ELIZA, o primeiro chatterbot, estava usando-se para trás em 1966. A companhia Australian MyCyberTwin negocía também no AI forte, permitindo que…   Show more

1966 – O mais antigo chatterbot foi criado em 1966, o Eliza, por um pesquisador do Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Joseph Weizenbaum. Ele simulava um psicanalista. De lá para cá, os programadores foram se aprimorando, de forma que oschatterbots atuais …   Show more

1966 – El efecto es nombrado para el 1966 de Chatterbot ELIZA, convertido por el José Weizenbaum del informático del MIT. ELIZA parodió a sicoterapeuta de Rogerian, en gran parte reformulando el ” patient” ‘contestaciones de s como preguntas: ser humano del. l …  Show more

1966 – Les premiers chatterbots ont été ELIZA, PARRY, et SHRDLU. ELIZA fut crée en 1966. Elle avait été créée et ne prenait que 3 pages en langage SNOBOL. Elle commençait par poser une question neutre (Bonjour. Pourquoi venez-vous me voir ? ) à la …   Show more

1966 – Il primissimo chatterbot, Eliza, fu creato nel 1966 dal professor Joseph Weizenbaum dell’MIT per studiare la comunicazione in linguaggio naturale fra uomo e macchina. Eliza simula uno psicologo, rispondendo alle vostre domande con altre domande. Ecco un esempio…   Show more

Jan 1966 – The original chatterbot named Eliza was published by Joseph Weizenbaum in Communications of the ACM in January 1966. It was simulating a Rogerian psychologist.

1970

1970 – O AV, também conhecido como cérebro eletrônico, foi desenvolvido a partir do conceito dos chatterbots, espécie de robôs de conversação criados nos Estados Unidos na década de 1970. Os chatterbots respondiam textualmente a perguntas escritas, buscando informações …   Show more

1972

1972 – PARRY y ELIZA, otro popular chatterbot, conversaron varias veces entre sí, pero el encuentro más popular ocurrió en el ICCC 1972, donde hablaron a través de ARPANET.

1982

1982 – Alice foi eleita o chatterbot mais simpático e comunicativo de todos os concorrentes. O segundo lugar coube a Jabberwacky, criado em 1982 pelo britânico Rollo Carpenter.  Show more

1984

1984 – Rodrigo Siqueira – Coordenador do Grupo de Linguística da Insite, possui 18 anos de experiência em programação e desenvolveu seu primeiro chatter bot em 1984. Pesquisador de Processamento de Linguagem Natural (NLP) e de formas eletrônicas de organização do …  Show more

May 1984 – Kalle Kotipsykiatri (“Kalle, the home psychiatrist”) was a Finnish languagechatterbot program, giving an impression of Artificial Intelligence. It was published in the first issue of MikroBitti in May 1984. The program had been written by Pekka Tolonen for …  Show more

1988

1988 – CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team). Organismo internazionale per la sicurezza su Internet. Si è sviluppato dopo l’attacco informatico del 1988 compiuto dall’Internet Worm, ed è il punto di riferimento per i problemi di sicurezza di Internet. chat. In…   Show more

1990

1990 – In 1990, philanthropist Hugh Loebner started the Loebner Prize , an annual competition that challenges programmers to create a program that can pass the Turing Test. Although the prize has not yet been won, a number of “chatterbots” had their start in life at the competition…

1991

1991 – El test Turing se pone a prueba cada año en una competición desde que, en 1991, Hugh Loebner ofreció un premio para el programa que superara el test. La competición Loebner se celebra anualmente y convoca a los mejores “chatterbots” de todos los rincones.

1991 – Porém, só em 1991 o Teste de Turing passou a ter uma aplicação formal: o Concurso de Loebner, que veio premiar anualmente o melhor chatterbot. O prêmio máximo (para o primeiro programa cuja “inteligência” não possa ser diferenciada da humana), contudo, ainda não foi …

1993

1993 – Sur le web, Start fut le premier chatterbot mis en libre service, dès 1993. Fruit d’un projet de recherche mené au laboratoire d’Intelligence artificielle du Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Start est toujours opérationnel. Il a pour but de répondre à des …   Show more

Oct 1993 – Another bot example could be Chatterbots, which are resource heavy on a specific topic. These bots attempt to act like a human and communicate with humans on said topic.InOctober of 1993 artijn Koster created Archie-Like Indexing of the Web, or ALIWEB in …  Show more

1994

1994 – Chatterbot” vem da união de Chatter, que significa “a pessoa que conversa” e bot , abreviatura de robot, ou seja, “um robô que conversa com as pessoas”. Esta palavra foi inventada por Michael Mauldin, criador do primeiro verbot chamado “ Julia” em 1994. Atualmente …   Show more

Aug 1994 – `Chatterbots, Tinymuds and the Turing Test: Entering the Loebner Prize Competition,” the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-94), August 1994.

1995

1995 – ALICE (http://alicebot.org) é um chatterbot criado na Lehigh University por Richard S. Wallace, ativada em 1995, sendo um dos robôs mais populares da atualidade. Atualmente existe uma Fundação que promove a disseminação do software gratuito ALICE e da …  Show more

Sep 1995 – In September 1995, one malicious soul used such a script to spam Usenet with a message containing the actual script used to perform the spam. Bots that, in the guise of humans, postin direct response to other messages – a Usenet version of the chatterbot – are…   Show more

1996

Sep 1996 – Offered in September 1996 as a anonymous century by Founder, Chairman and President James C. Adult singles dating rand west virginia. The school has no action on managing blog, but focuses not on shuttle, and are prior hardly found on stores and newschatterbots. Adult …

1997

Feb 8, 1997 – … *Guides for online roleplaying games are often chatterbots in the tradition of Eliza The latest breed can learn new answers from the people with whom they talk adapting to a growing virtual world AskWhere is the hotel and the chatterbot will show you the way …

Feb 16, 1997 – But Eliza’s simple services she’s called a chatterbot in Internet parlance are Stone Age compared with modern bots said Marcus Zillman … Bots are hot and colonizing all aspects of Net lifeBU Guides for online roleplaying games are often chatterbots in the tradition of Eliza The …

Mar 9, 1997 – But Eliza’s simple services she’s called a chatterbot in Internet parlance are primitive compared with modern bots says Marcus Zillman … Guides for online roleplaying games are oftenchatterbots in the tradition of Eliza The latest breed can learn new answers from the people with whom …

Apr 14, 1997 – Guides for online roleplaying games are often chatterbots in the tradition of Eliza The latest breed can learn new answers from the people with whom they talk adapting to a growing virtual world AskWhere is the hotel and the chatterbot will show you the way …

Jul 18, 1997 – And there’s Julia, the charming “chatterbot” (a text-based computer character), whose coy pickup banter echoes that of real-life Internet flirts. As Ms. Murray points out, the most successful chatterbots are those who are “self-absorbed, evasive, or obsessive in familiar ways. …

Aug 27, 1997 – In “BOTS,” Leonard has written about the automated computer code —the various kinds of software robots such as chatterbots, spambots, searchbots and mailbots. According to the New York Times reviewer, Leonard writes “in a blend of English and cyberjargon,” and he uses the book “as a …

Sep 14, 1997 – To play with the Web’s more talkative bots search out a chatterbot Eliza the original chatterbot therapist lives at wwwaijssi eliza elizahtml She asks a lot of openended questions Dont expect anything resembling advice though. MegaHAL ciipseeuwaedu autildehutch hal HAL responded to a …

Sep 17, 1997 – As Murray points out the most successful chatterbots are those who areself absorbed evasive or obsessive in familiar ways This sort of tunnel vision lends itself to the rigidities of computer programming and in conversation supplies a plausible explanation for thechatterbot’s …

Sep 19, 1997 – And he succeeds in placing on his family tree of bots such various programs as chatterbots like ”Eliza” and ”Julia,” gamebots like … The subject of chatterbots gets Mr. Leonard into artificial intelligence and the Turing Test, which poses a challenge to the computer to convince a …

Oct 8, 1997 – And he succeeds in placing on his family tree of bots such various programs aschatterbots likeEliza andJulia gamebots likeAdventureZork andHunt the … The subject ofchatterbots gets Leonard into artificial intelligence and the Turing Test which poses a challenge to the computer to …

Nov 6, 1997 – Then there are game environments like MUDs where characters can develop powers or attributes and interact withchatterbots computerbased characters that are the virtual descendants of Eliza The problem of getting two or more chatterbots to interact successfully requires guidance in the …

Dec 6, 1997 – Yet Eliza has spawned a number of increasingly sophisticated offspring and imitators over the years known on the Internet as chatterbots … if you spend any time talking to either type of chatterbot youll see programmers remain a long way off from inventing thinking machines Although …

Dec 8, 1997 – I was smitten So I looked up Julia’s creator Michael Mauldin who told me that he built thechatterbot in 1990 to reside in the virtual world of TinyMUD an early experiment in online community building in the preWeb Internet Mauldin’s idea was to use the alltext environment of the MUD to …

1998

Dec 9, 1998 – AA chatterbot is a program that mimics the way people converse Youre most likely to find then on some gaming sites and research is being done with chatterbots on ecommerce sites Chatterbots can add an interactive touch to the Web because they allow people to interact with a site …

1999

Mar 27, 1999 – Alice whose full name is Artificial Linguistic Computer Entity is one of thechatterbots software programs that simulate conversations with humans … The brokerage house Charles Schwab & Co for example has used Neuromedia’s tools to develop a prototypechatterbot called Virtual Chuck …

Apr 4, 1999 – Companies like Neuromedia in San Francisco and to a lesser degree Big Science in Roswell are developing chatterbots These are programs fueled … Photo Virtual representative This is an example of how a Chatterbot could use artificial intelligence to put a human face on inquiries to a …

Apr 14, 1999 – Companies like Neuromedia in San Francisco and to a lesser degree Big Science in Roswell are developing chatterbots These are programs fueled by … Big Science’s Tom Rearick and Neuromedia’s Walter Tackett are trying to sell the chatterbots as customer service representatives for Web …

2000

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Apr 2, 2000 – Eve’s creator Big Science Inc in Roswell calls her a Klone Other companies have different names for their creations knowbots chatterbots sages Their function however is more or less similar They act as hosts of a Web site welcoming visitors and answering questions …

May 28, 2000 – For those dying to know what a chatterbot is Webster recently released the eighth edition of its New World Dictionary of Computer TermsIDG Books Worldwide $12.95 The book includes 4000 entries terms and acronyms It also includes a pronunciation guide so you dont embarrass yourself by …

Jul 23, 2000 – Notes: Ummon is an advanced Open Source chatterbot. The main principle of the bot is that it has no initial knowledge of either words or grammar; it learns everything “on the fly.” Numerous AI techniques will be explored in the development of Ummon to achieve realistic “human” …

Oct 2, 2000 – University of … Faxed communication with Andrew Adelmann, Designs for Learning, on 2 October 2000. … [ epsl.asu.edu ]. chatbot,chatterbot,music,personality,Alex,she likes,Adam,test, Michael,Josh,John,joke,virtual personality,humans,sarcastic,dick,shy,kit …   Show more

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Dec 26, 2000 – Cobot who was created on the third floor of the research lab here is part of a new generation of what some estimate to be several hundred intelligent chatterbots that are being released online. Some like Cobot are largely academic projects Others were built for fun A college student …

2001

2001 – In the year 2001, there is no HAL 9000. Instead, there are a growing number of software packages that attempt to do some part of what Arthur Clarke / Stanley Kubrick envisioned in the book and film of the same name, most of which go by the label “chatter bot …  Show more

Feb 8, 2001 – Um BSE schert er sich dabei nicht im geringsten denn Elvis ist ein chattender Roboter ein so genannter Chatterbot bzw Chatbot oder auch nurBot … Mit anderen WortenChatterbots sindKonversationssimulatoren Placebos schöner Schein Doch lernt jede neue Generation ein bisschen mehr von …

Feb 17, 2001 – Of course, some bots simply annoy Spam bots collect e mail addresses from online newsgroups marketing pitches Some chatter bots do little but visit chat rooms poorly pretending to be humans But other bots can be enjoyable A bot named Digital frequents a chat room at Observers net to …

Apr 5, 2001 – ActiveBuddy is putting a new twist on an old idea of bots orintelligent agents small pieces of software that can act more or less independently of direct human control The service meshes thechatterbots that have populated the Net for decades badly mimicking human conversation with the …

Apr 30, 2001 – Active Buddy has programmed achatter bot that lets you interact with several databases of information through your instant messenger window. A chatter bot is a software program that simulates a person answering your questions by writing responses in a chat window These bot programs …

May 12, 2001 – He created one of the early software programs known as chatterbots, which simulate conversations with people. His program, called Parry, for paranoia, appeared in 1971 and is said to be the only one to have passed the ”Turing test ,” named for the British mathematician Alan M. Turing, …

Jun 4, 2001 – … … lips I lean forward andsmackmy first virtual kiss But I dont feel a thing And apparently neither does sheI dont think that real humans can fulfill the needs of a virtual veejay She’s probably right for one thing like all of her fellow chatterbots LiLi is up 24 hours a day.

Jun 21, 2001 – Classified as a chatterbot Leo is a learning conversationalist whose knowledge comes from talking with his user According to the creators of this free software Leo has no preprogrammed responses to anything but remembers and recalls everything youve previously talked with him about …

Sep 18, 2001 – Besides the Alice-based computer program used on the “AI Artificial Intelligence ” Web site, the movie maker has sent chatterbots into AOL chat rooms to promote “Swordfish” and its latest release, “Rock Star.” 2 ILLUSTRATIONS | 1 PIC; 2. Alice is a chatterbot whose winning “personality” …

2002

Sep 21, 2002 – SmarterChild a computer program is part of a new species ofchatterbots that are renewing debate about the extent to which computers can achieve … Chatterbots which converse with people through realtime text messages have existed on the Net for years They are basically databases that …

2003

Feb 21, 2003 – MÜNCHENCW Im Internet zu chatten ist nicht spektakulär es sei denn am anderen Ende der Leitung befindet sich eine Maschine In einem Wettstreit soll sich entscheiden welcherChatterbot am besten parliert. Ein eigenwilliger Computer war die Hauptperson in2001 Odyssee im Weltraum dem von …

Apr 10, 2003 – ERIE Pa ERIE Pa April 10PRNewswire Eightyeight Chatter Bots from around the world were entered in the 2003 Chatter Box Challenge sponsored by Zabaware Inc. AChatter Bot also known simply as a bot is software programmed with artificial intelligence that is able to carry on intelligent …

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Apr 10, 2003 – … … rf bcMISupplySolutionSOUTHFIELD Popov Joins SupplySolution as Managing Director European Operations PHTH015 04102003 0842 rf bcPAZabawareBotsERIE World’s Largest Chatter Bot Competition Underway at ChatterBoxChallengecom LATH039 04102003 0847 rf bcucpmorgenTMobileLONDON TMobile …

Aug 2003 – BOT2K3 is one of the most popular “chatterbots” on the MSN Messenger network. It was created in August 2003 by three high school students: Siebe Tolsma, Reinder van Bochove, and Nicholas Venturella. The project was pioneered by Siebe as a hobby but soon …   Show more

Oct 29, 2003 – As in Façade the synthespian has a base of possible beats each with beat goals and the experiencer can interrupt these beats When the primary beat is interrupted before its goal is reached a secondary beat comes into play etc The synthespian is also a learning chatter bot It has the …

Nov 2003 – C & C Creations was founded in November of 2003 by Wendell Cowart. It’s purpose is to give the customer an affortable alternative in the world of Virtual Characters,Chatterbots and Agents. You often see Virtual Agents like ours on many websites costing …  Show more

2004

Sep 28, 2004 – CHATTERBOTS On Sunday the 14thannual Loebner Prize competition pitted humans against robots in an effort to answer mathematician Alan Turing’s … ALICE’s cousin Dave the ESL bot at alicebotorg Hopefully he’s a little less cynical than your average 19yearold chatroomraised chatterbot o.

2005

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2006

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2007

Dec 26, 2007 – Chatter bots dont have real intelligence so they cant actually understand your questions or comments These chatter bots cant ponder or … Actually the chatter bot will often have a better answer because it will at least respond to the topic of the question The politicians will often …

2008

Jan 5, 2008 – WowWee Robotics has also breathed life into a series of mischievous robotic characters named Chatterbot(TM) and Wrex the Dawg(TM). WowWee Chatterbot robots are fun, animated computer accessories that provide hours of entertainment with an unpredictable stream of jokes, dialogue, …

Apr 2, 2008 – Roland Piquepaille dans son excellent blog sur ZDNet nous annonce larrivée du premier robot psychologue créé aux PaysBas MindMentor Ce chatterbotrobotconversationnel a été élaboré par deux spécialistes de la programmation neurolinguistiquePNLUn retour aux sources puisque lun des …

Apr 15, 2008 – HONG KONG CHINAMarketwire April 15 2008 Bringing the likeness of Sigmund Freud’s Id to desktops cubicles and college dorm rooms everywhere WowWee an Optimal Group companyNASDAQOPMR has announced the launch of Chatterbot TM peripherals fun irreverent animated computer gadgets that …

Apr 15, 2008 – Configurés même pour les cancres de linformatique les accessoiresChatterbot disposent dun assistant dinstallation et dune interface logicielle à lécran très faciles demploi Alors que les utilisateurs vaquent à leurs activités sur leur ordinateur plus de 2 000 mots clés et actions …

May 12, 2008 – The way things are going the desktop could turn into a personal menagerie of robotic creatures First we had theNabaztag which seemed interesting enough until it revealed its uglier side Then there was the chirpyiBuddy with its flapping wings And now we haveWowWee’sChatterbots …

May 20, 2008 – Each Chatterbot features a unique personality and a signature animation Connect directly to your Mac or PC using the included USB cable then … Interfacing with email the web browser calendars and instant messaging the Chatterbot is triggered by these data sources and animates andor …

May 23, 2008 – Eerst was er Nabaztag het wifikonijn dat email voorleest het weerbericht aankondigt en vertelt hoe het met uw aandelen gaat Later kwam er een muis op een fiets die via usb meetrapt met uw typsnelheid En nu is er weer iets gezelligs om uw bureau op te fleuren Chatterbots Deze …

May 27, 2008 – WOWWEE ROBOTICS CHATTERBOTS. $50 chatterbotsonlinecom. No need to surf the Web alone anymore These companions sit on your desktop and when … EachChatterbot has a different personality I hung out with the bulldog for a while the gruff tutuwearing fairy godfather and a devilish …

2009

Mar 25, 2009 – … … frankach To bardzo typowe pytania w call center bankowym Odpowied? te? jest bardzo prosta i to doskonale mo?e robi? chatterbot oczywi?cie mo?e te? robi? mnóstwo du?o bardziej wymagaj?cych rzeczy Tak wi?c ca?y sektor firm korzystaj?cych z call centers b?dzie zainteresowany Widzimy …

2010

Apr 5, 2010 – To mitigate the cost of providing customer service or technical support a number of companies have decided to deploy onlineweb virtual customer service agents chatterbotsdesigned by a number of IT companies Microsoft’s entry into this space was a product called Automed Services …

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Sep 21, 2010 – But there are some serious efforts underway to create serious chatterbots, a couple of them are even tied to big databases; one of them is even tied to Wikipedia. So imagine that, if you are conversing with a chatterbot, and that chatterbot is tied to a big database of information … …