19 Questions

19 Questions is an online guessing game by William Entriken. Just think of something a common person would know about, then I ask you questions and try to guess what it is.

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Background

19 Questions is a machine-learning game that finds out about things by playing games with users. The algorithm is based on Bayesian statistics, compared to other similar games which are based neural networks.

See also: notes on the the Bayesian/entropy approach and 20Q by Radica.

Statistics

Questions in knowledge base:564
Objects in knowledge base:3,858
Connections in knowledge base:231,326
Games played:15,967
New user-submitted objects:13
Total object entropy:NAN bits