Chatbot History: Chatterbot Julia

Chatterbot Julia, an early AI chatbot, was an influential verbot.

Chatterbot Julia was the creation of Dr. Michael Mauldin, the founder of the Lycos Search Engine, in 1991. It was notable not only for competing in the Loebner Prize, but for being the first use of the word “chatterbot” which developed naturally into the term chatbot that we use today. Chatbots are computer programs that … Read more

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