Robot competes for top university placesWired.
It scored 53.8% in the test that covers five subjects, including maths, physics, English and history questions. The national average for humans is 43.8%. Perhaps surprisingly, the robot achieved its highest marks in history and maths, thanks to its improving language-processing skills. Unfortunately, these aren't quite good enough for it to score highly in physics, a National Institute of Informatics spokesperson told The Wall Street Journal.
The artificial intelligence has been ‘revising’ since 2011 when the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo launched the “Can a robot get into Tokyo University?” project. The researchers plan for their robot to achieve a high score on the National Center Test for University Admissions by 2016, and to be accepted into Tokyo University, the nation's top-ranking institution, by 2021.
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