A chatterbot is a program that attempts to simulate human conversation, the most sophisticated using natural language models. The ideal chatterbot would appear to be intelligent, and would pass the Turing Test.

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Why We Can Be Confident of Turing Test Capability Within a Quarter Century By Ray Kurzweil
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