Eight years ago, we developed the chatbot [further] and in 2009 I won the Loebner Prize a second time.So we built up a list of things that would make a huge difference to the quality of the conversation, and I decided earlier this year that I'd really like to implement those improvements and use a kind of prototype or example to show how well the chatbot operated.I decided the best way to do this was the create a virtual girlfriend or virtual boyfriend, because that would capture people's imagination the most.It will allow me to show the quality that I can still sustain.I'm very pleased that I won the Loebner Prize twice—I'm the only person who has done so, and with scores of 100 percent [on the Turing Test] both times—and I want to show that I can still produce the best. What sort of improvements are you making to the chatbot?
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