Twenty questions

by Volker Weber

What a wonderful way to waste your time: is an experiment in artificial intelligence. The program is very simple but its behavior is complex. Everything that it knows and all questions that it asks were entered by people playing this game. is a learning system; the more it is played, the smarter it gets.

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[Thanks, Esther]


Uncommon Knowledge about tobacco
Is it found on a desk? I say Probably.
Is it man made? I say No.
Does it live in large populations? I say Yes.
Do you put things in it? I say Yes.
Is it annoying? I say Yes.
Can you open it? I say Yes.
Does it come in pairs? I say Probably.
Does it require specific knowledge to use it? I say Yes.
Is it warm blooded? I say Probably.
Does it come in specific sizes? I say No.
Is it a type of mineral? I say Yes.
Does it have a long neck? I say Probably.
Can it be used in remote areas? I say Doubtful.
Does it photosynthesize? I say Yes.
Is it decorative? I say Probably.
Does it fit in your wallet? I say Yes.

Err. Needs some fine tuning, I'd say ;-)

Stefan Rubner, 2004-09-26

Does your mother know what you are thinking about?
I am not allowed to talk about stuff like this, but,
I am guessing that it has something to do with sex?

I swear, i was just thinking of a cigarette ;-)

Markus Thielmann, 2004-09-27

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