Artificial intelligence news has escalated considerably just in the last few months with the roll-out of Microsoft’s Bing Chatbot and the popularity of large language models (LLMs) such as ChatGPT. Saint Louis University’s Flavio Esposito, Ph.D., is available to speak…
The Journal of Medical Internet Research | Chatbot Conversations During COVID-19: Topic Modeling and Sentiment Analysis
This study examined the COVID-19 pandemic–related topics online users discussed with a commercially available chatbot and compared the sentiment expressed by users from five culturally different countries.
JMIR Medical Education Launches Special Issue on the Use of ChatGPT in Medical Education, After New Study Finds ChatGPT Passes the United States Medical Licensing Examination
A study published on February 8, 2023, in JMIR Medical Education, a leading open access journal on digital medical education, evaluated the potential of ChatGPT, a natural language processing model, as a medical education tool. The study found that ChatGPT reaches the equivalent of a passing score for a third-year medical student.
Do the math: ChatGPT sometimes can’t, expert says.
ASU Associate Professor Paulo Shakarian details results of a study in which he tested ChatGPT on 1,000 mathematical word problems. He’s not sold on its reasoning ability.
Meet your new AI colleague; Indiana University Kelley School of Business professor studies working with digital humans
With rapid progress in computer graphics and advancements in artificial intelligence, human faces are now being put on chat bots and other computer-based interfaces with customers, employees, and others. Coined “digital humans,” they mimic people as they are used as sales assistants, corporate trainers and even social media influencers
ChatGPT: the AI tech that’s revolutionising teaching
As Artificial Intelligence-powered chatbots edge into the education sector, UniSA experts are encouraging teachers to take an active role in testing and using these cutting-edge tools to maintain a competitive edge in their profession.
Cheerful Chatbots Don’t Necessarily Improve Customer Service
Humans displaying positive emotions in customer service interactions have long been known to improve customer experience, but researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Scheller College of Business wanted to see if this also applied to AI. They conducted experimental studies to determine if positive emotional displays improved customer service and found that emotive AI is only appreciated if the customer expects it, and it may not be the best avenue for companies to invest in.
Chula Researcher Pushes “Tamsang-Tamsong On-Demand Delivery” Platform to Foster Social Solidarity Economy
Now available! ‘Tamsang-Tamsong On-Demand Delivery’ platform, a business model based on Social Solidarity Economy idea by a Chula researcher that supports community ownership and synergies, creates jobs, generates revenue, and reduces consumer costs. This New choice for consumers is now ready to expand to many communities across the country!
EmpowerME – a Chula Chatbot Career Coach Preparing You with Future Skill Sets
Developed by lecturers of the Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University. EmpowerMe is a Chatbot-based career coach that enables learners to become digital citizens by developing future skill sets and suggests the right jobs needed by the market. The application has received a gold medal award in an innovation contest in South Korea.
“There’s no way AI can be smart enough to be sentient,” say UF experts, who can also discuss evidence of sentience.
The sidelining of a Google engineer for claiming the company’s latest chatbot is “sentient” has raised questions over whether artificial intelligence (AI) systems have reached that point, or whether we’d even be able to tell. University of Florida experts say…
Chatbot for addressing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy
What if a few minutes of interaction with a chatbot could effectively address vaccine concerns?
New chatbot can explain apps and show you how they access hardware or data
Researchers at Aalto University have harnessed the power of chatbots to help designers and developers develop new apps and allow end users to find information on the apps on their devices. The chatbot ‘Hey GUI’ can answer questions by showing images and screenshots of apps, or through simple text phrases.
Chula’s “MALLIE” English-Learning Chatbot Wins a Gold Medal from Taiwan
MALLIE, a complete English–learning game chatbot, the latest innovation from Chula’s Faculty of Education received Gold Award from the “2020 Kaohsiung International Invention and Design EXPO, Taiwan.
Could chatbot be a lifeline for dementia carers?
A new project led by the University of South Australia will develop a virtual assistant tool to support around two million dementia carers in the Asia Pacific.
Chatbots can ease medical providers’ burden, offer trusted guidance to those with COVID-19 symptoms
COVID-19 has placed tremendous pressure on health care systems, not only for critical care but also from an anxious public looking for answers. Research from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business found that chatbots — software applications that conduct online chats via text or text-to-speech — working for reputable organizations can ease the burden on medical providers and offer trusted guidance to those with symptoms.