|Eliza and Blockhead|
|Eliza was the first psychologist
program in the world, and in fact, the first program that allowed a human
to converse with a computer. It used Artificial Intelligence (AI) in order
to try and imitate a real human psychologist. Joseph Weisenbaum at MIT was
the head of that project in 1967. It used an algorithm called CBR, or case
Extremely better, ECC-Eliza is actually a completely rewritten version of Eliza. The source has been rewritten from scratch in modern Pascal and Assembly (combined). A totally new data file that contains all the language information was made and is about 80 times larger than data files of all other Eliza versions.
|Let Blockhead be some person speaking with Eliza. The following conversation is used to produce sound. A voice reading the conversation between Blockhead and Eliza is recorded and altered by changing some parameters of the the resulting soundfile.|