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Monday, May 09, 2016

Robot Teaching Assistants

Reminiscent of the legendary Eliza system.  .... Expectations are being driven higher .... See this mornings WSJ,  may require  registration. Imagine Discovering That Your Teaching Assistant Really Is a Robot   More to follow on this effort, out of Georgia Tech.  This was for Prof Ashok Goel's AI course.

" .... Since January, “Jill,” as she was known to the artificial-intelligence class, had been helping graduate students design programs that allow computers to solve certain problems, like choosing an image to complete a logical sequence.

“She was the person—well, the teaching assistant—who would remind us of due dates and post questions in the middle of the week to spark conversations,” said student Jennifer Gavin. ... " 

More in my blog about related work at Ga Tech.

(Update) And more on the creation of the Assistant in the CACM.

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