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Outwitted by the hidden: unsure emotions

Warwick, K. and Shah, H. (2014) Outwitted by the hidden: unsure emotions. International Journal of Synthetic Emotions, 5 (1). pp. 46-59. ISSN 1947-9093

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To link to this item DOI: 10.4018/ijse.2014010106


In this paper the authors consider natural, feigned or absence of emotions in text-based dialogues. The dialogues occurred during interactions between human Judges/Interrogators and hidden entities in practical Turing tests implemented at Bletchley Park in June 2012. The authors focus on the interactions that left the Interrogator unable to say whether they were talking to a human or a machine after five minutes of questioning; the hidden interlocutor received an ‘unsure’ classification. In cases where the Judge has provided post-event feedback the authors present their rationale from three viva voce one-to-one Turing tests. The authors find that emoticons and other visual devices used to express feelings in text-based interaction were missing in the conversations between the Interrogators and hidden interlocutors.

Item Type:Article
ID Code:39884
Uncontrolled Keywords:Emotions, Simultaneous Comparison, Turing Test, Unsure, Viva Voce
Publisher:IGI Global

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