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Robot Learning To Take Exams
2012-09-13 06:13:10

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Japanese researchers are working on a robot that may be able to one day take your exams for you. The engineers are working on a robot that may be able to take entrance exams at the nation's top university, testing everything from maths to foreign languages. The robot's artificial brain would analyze words, numbers and equations before giving the correct answers to questions for Tokyo University's entrance exam. "It has to analyze...

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