The 2010 Loebner Prize Competition in Artificial Intelligence was held October,23 2010 at California State University, Los Angeles. The Loebner Prize communications protocol was be used in the contest.
The Loebner Prize is an instantiation of the Turing Test. The 2010 competition was the 20th running of the contest.
A total of US$ 5000 was awarded to the 4 finalists as follows:
First Prize: $3000 and the Bronze Annual Medal
Second Prize: $1000
Third Prize: $750
Fourth Prize: $250.
Bruce Wilcox’s program ‘Suzette’ was declared the winner because it fooled 1 judge, even though Wallace’s program had the highest overall rank