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Bruce Wilcox has been doing AI for many decades. He is the "Father of Computer Go", and a recognized Go theorist. He has worked on traditional expert systems for real-time autonomous aircraft and AI in video games. He designed a new chatbot language ChatScript and his bot Suzette won the 2010 Loebner Competition, fooling one of the four judges in a blind test against humans. His 2011 Loebner entry Rosette won again.

He can be reached at [email protected] and his resume is hosted on Gamasutra -


Expert Blogs

Posted by bruce wilcox on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:36:00 EDT in Programming
Given the upcoming 2014 Loebner Competition, it is time to review its vagaries and what it takes to have a winning chatbot.

Posted by bruce wilcox on Wed, 04 Jan 2012 12:58:00 EST in Programming, Serious
This is a talk I gave at Google on 11/1/2011 about chatbot technology and issues in interpreting simple sentences for a fairy-tale acting interpreter.

Posted by bruce wilcox on Thu, 23 Jun 2011 04:01:00 EDT in Programming
This is about the history, frustrations, considerations, and decisions that led to the creation of our award-winning ChatBot technology.

Posted by bruce wilcox on Fri, 12 Jun 2009 06:17:00 EDT in Programming
Reviews the results of implementing a chatbot described in "Beyond AIML: Chatbots 102". Suzette won Best New Bot in the 2009 Chatterbox Challenge.

bruce wilcox's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 10/20/2014 - 02:36]

Not until you prove it. ...

Not until you prove it.

Comment In: [Blog - 01/04/2012 - 12:58]

I stay away from ALL ...

I stay away from ALL foreign language translation... life is bad enough trying to do english stuff