Machines Beat Humans on a Stanford Test
25 January 2018 | Written by La redazione
Chinese retail giant Alibaba has developed an artificial intelligence model that’s managed to outdo human participants in a reading and comprehension test designed by Stanford University. The model scored 82.44, whereas humans recorded a score of 82.304. The Stanford Question Answering Dataset is a set of 10,000 questions pertaining to some 500 Wikipedia articles. The answer to each question is a particular span of text from the corresponding piece of writing. Alibaba claims that its accomplishment is the first time that humans have been outmatched on this particular test.