[Science] AI achieves its best ever mark on a set of English exam questions – AI

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[Science] AI achieves its best ever mark on a set of English exam questions – AI


Exams aren’t just for humansVCG via Getty Images By Yvaine YeThe results are in. An artificial intelligence has gone to the top of its class after passing an English exam. Though it can’t beat more able human students, it achieved the best mark yet for a machine. Hai Zhao at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China and his colleagues trained their AI on more than 25,000 English reading comprehension tests. Each contained a 200 to 300-word story followed by a series of related multiple-choice questions. The tests were sourced from English proficiency exams aimed at Chinese …