[TriLUG] OT: early computer program that played the role of a psychologist
rynge at renci.org
Thu Jun 7 10:58:12 EDT 2007
Joseph Mack NA3T (jmack at wm7d.net) wrote:
> I'm writing something that talks about the Turing test for
> human mimicry. I remember an early computer program that ran
> on a teletype/console that played the role of a
> psychologist. It was very simple minded but fooled many
> people, who were upset when it was disconnected. I thought
> the computer program's name was LISA.
You are probably thinking about ELIZA.
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