Wikipedia Is Now Using Artificial Intelligence To Prevent Human Errors And Increase The Number …

Wikipedia recently started using artificial intelligence software to detect vandalism on the site so it can relax its rules on new contributors to increase the number of editors.(Photo : Pedro Verdugo | Flickr) When doing some Internet research, Wikipedia is often a go-to site. But while many may take every statement written as fact, it’s important to remember that anyone can add to or edit the online encyclopedia. That means that errors are sometimes made. To prevent incorrect edits or fake information from appearing in articles, Wikipedia recently started using machine learning software that is trained to know the difference between an honest mistake and Internet vandalism. Built by Aaron Halfaker, senior research scientist at the Wikimedia Foundation, the artificial intelligence engine identifies certain words, variants of words, or particular‚Ķ


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