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ELIZA

(artificial intelligence)
A famous program by Joseph Weizenbaum, which simulated a Rogerian psychoanalyst by rephrasing many of the patient's statements as questions and posing them to the patient. It worked by simple pattern recognition and substitution of key words into canned phrases. It was so convincing, however, that there are many anecdotes about people becoming very emotionally caught up in dealing with ELIZA. All this was due to people's tendency to attach to words meanings which the computer never put there.

See also ELIZA effect.

eLiza

Formally Project eLiza, it is an umbrella term from IBM for a variety of self-management features that perform numerous capabilities without human intervention. Self-management includes the ability to optimize and balance workloads based on experience, to dynamically protect against unauthorized access, to recover from failures and to automatically reconfigure itself when necessary. eLiza capabilities vary from one IBM server line to another.
References in classic literature ?
Sacred To the Memory of Robert Long, Willis Ellery, Nathan Coleman, Walter Canny, Seth Macy, and Samuel Gleig, Forming one of the boats' crews of the Ship Eliza, Who were towed out of sight by a Whale, On the Off-shore Ground in the Pacific, December 31st,
Now, it had so happened that, in approaching the door, Eliza had caught enough of the conversation to know that a trader was making offers to her master for somebody.
I saw the water streaming over the road towards the ditch, and it reminded me of Uncle Tom's Cabin at Milltown, when Eliza took her baby and ran across the Mississippi on the ice blocks, pursued by the bloodhounds.
There were four slaves of us in the kitchen--my sister Eliza, my aunt Priscilla, Henny, and myself; and we were al- lowed less than a half of a bushel of corn-meal per week, and very little else, either in the shape of meat or vegetables.
It was a valued, a precious trust to me; and gladly would I have discharged it in the strictest sense, by watching over her education myself, had the nature of our situations allowed it; but I had no family, no home; and my little Eliza was therefore placed at school.
I was glad of it: I never liked long walks, especially on chilly afternoons: dreadful to me was the coming home in the raw twilight, with nipped fingers and toes, and a heart saddened by the chidings of Bessie, the nurse, and humbled by the consciousness of my physical inferiority to Eliza, John, and Georgiana Reed.
MY overhearings were more to the purpose than YOURS, Eliza," said Charlotte.
Giacomo declares that Eliza Vanni saved a child, Luigi.
Eliza Spears was wasting away with kidney trouble before she went to him, and now she's up and around, and singing in the choir.
Aboard the brig Eliza, Liverpool, homeward bound; glad to see them eyes open.
Pygmalion Higgins is not a portrait of Sweet, to whom the adventure of Eliza Doolittle would have been impossible; still, as will be seen, there are touches of Sweet in the play.
It wants to get at Eliza," said the youth, in a confidential whisper.