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UX Trivia Quiz #12 by Tom Tullis

What is the name of the natural language processing program created in the mid-1960's at MIT to demonstrate the superficiality of communication between humans and machines by emulating a psychotherapist?
ELIZA
FREUD
BETTY
WOPR
One of the earliest speech recognition systems was developed at IBM and could recognize the 10 digits plus arithmetic functions. It was demonstrated at the 1962 World's Fair in Seattle. What was its name?
Shoebox
Watson
Merlin
Audrey
What was the name of the first electronic speech synthesis system, developed at Bell Laboratories and shown here in a demo at the 1939 New York World's Fair?
VODER
TALKER
SYNTHRO
HOMER
What is the name of the test of a machine's ability to exhibit intelligent behavior equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, that of a human? It's named for the man shown here who proposed it in 1950.
Turing Test
Watson Test
Shannon Test
Nash Test
In attempting to make a robot or avatar more human-like, there seems to be a region where it's just human enough to be creepy (as illustrated in this graphic). What's this region called?
The Uncanny Valley
The Creepy Hollow
The Scary Area
Area 51
Who wrote the book Designing Voice User Interfaces? Hint: She's the VP of User Experience at Sensely, a company that makes an interactive virtual nurse.
DesigningVoiceUserInterfacesBook
Cathy Pearl
Fei-Fei Li
Daphne Koller
Andrea Frome
What's the name of this robot, often identified as the first social robot? It was developed in the late 1990s at MIT by Dr. Cynthia Breazeal as an experiment in affective computing: a machine that can recognize and simulate emotions. 
Kismet
KITT
Wilma
Betty
A common technique for prototyping and testing chatbots is using the "Wizard of Oz" method, where the intelligence behind the prototype is actually provided by a person. Who coined the name of this technique? Hint: He's a Past President of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Person who coined Wizard of Oz
Jeff Kelley
Alan Newell
Tom Watson
Ben Shneiderman
What was the name of this "chess-playing automaton" from the 1700's?
The Mechanical Turk
Frodo the Magnificent
Mysterio
Hikmet the Chess Master
Who coined the term "chatterbot" (now shortened to "chatbot") in 1994 to describe conversational programs? He is also the inventor and chief scientist of the Lycos Internet Search engine.
Michael Mauldin
Sergey Brin
Alan Kay
Harvey Shackleford
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