Unfortunately, on December 4, 2016 Hugh Loebner passed away. We are incredibly thankful to his contribution to the chatbot community for decades!
BA Johns Hopkins University - Lib. Arts
MA New York University - Sociology
Ph.D. U of Mass - Demography Research Methods
Dr. Loebner is the sponsor of the Loebner Prize, “The First Turing Test.”
In this capacity, Dr. Loebner has attended and/ or directed more Turing Tests than anyone else in the A.I. field.
Dr. Loebner is also a Futurist and Utopian Engineer. He is currently engaged in developing a model of a ultra-efficient Utopian transportation system.
Company link: Crown Industries, Inc