Minority Report-style machines are ‘solving’ crimes BEFORE they happen: AI can successfully …

Scientists used machine learning to look at more than 28,000 court casesOffenders were grouped based on likelihood to carry out domestic violenceIt accurately identified those least likely to be re-arrested within two yearsThe method is reminiscent of ‘pre-crime’ in the movie Minority Report, and could potentially avoid thousands of cases of abuseBy Ryan O’Hare for MailOnline Published: 12:57, 9 March 2016 | Updated: 13:04, 9 March 2016 Accurately predicting if someone is likely to commit a crime or not is still largely in the realm of science fiction.But researchers in the US may have taken us a step closer, using machine learning to identify those who are likely to re-offend.They report that in the case of abuse in the home, using computers to pass judgement on an offender’s likelihood to re-offend…


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