An artificially intelligent virtual gamer has won the BotPrize by convincing a panel of judges that it was more human-like than half of its human opponents.
“When this ‘Turing test for game bots’ competition was started, the goal was 50 percent humanness,” says Risto Miikkulainen, professor of computer science at the University of Texas at Austin.
“It took us five years to get there, but that level was finally reached last week, and it’s not a fluke.”
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