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In that debate and an earlier one on whether the government should support space exploration, the audience of mostly journalists and analysts said the robot scored better than the human debaters on enriching their knowledge.
It was a tough competition to be a part of especially since some of the best debaters from KP were there.
Project Debater was able to come up with coherent arguments on topics it didn't know ahead of time, and then effectively respond to the human debaters.
During its demonstration, Project Debater engaged in a battle of words against human debaters Noa Ovadia and Dan Zafrir on topics given straight at the event, Engadget reported.
Shawn Tongson is the 119th ranked debater in the senior division and his team (Tongson, de Leon, Ordenes) is the 49th top debate team out of approximately 366 teams.
"The Dosing of Debater: A Radical Remedy for Serious Sickness." Debater's Research Guide, ment.htm.
Over 600 teams and 1,200 debaters competed for slots on the Finals Day in February.
“He comes to us as a former debater, eager to assist our students, and to offer his unique insights.”
The personalities of the debaters inevitably affects how audiences perceive the message, possibly giving Salmond the advantage.
While the "better debater" should win each round, conventional wisdom among those familiar with the activity has long held that region, sex, and side biases play a substantial role in the outcomes of individual debate rounds and tournaments.
"This type of debate is a strong blow to old politics," said debater Indrit Sefa.
MOSCOW -- An argument in southern Russia over philosopher Immanuel Kant, the author of ''Critique of Pure Reason,'' devolved into pure mayhem when one debater shot the other.