The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have unveiled their latest project.
He’s called Eddie, and he’s a character within Second Life who’s claimed to have the reasoning abilities of a four-year-old child. … more details here
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have built an AI smart enough to pass an avatar version of the Turing test — convince a human that it is human while conversing in a virtual environment like Second Life.
Their bot is called “Rascals”, which stands for Rensselaer Advanced Synthetic Architecture for Living Systems.