Work-in-progress Japanese AI program could probably get into 474 universities in the country

Now in its third year of testing, the artificial intelligence just earned its best mock entrance exam score yet. Japanese college entrance exams are notorious for their difficulty. They’re so tough that many parents don’t think their children’s high school classes alone are enough to prepare them to pass the tests, which is why Japan has an entire industry of cram schools where the education continues after regular classes let out for the day. While many universities have their own proprietary entrance exams, there’s also something called the National Center Test for University Admissions, which is used by roughly 800 universities across the country. For the past three years, Japan’s National Institute of Informatics has had its artificial intelligence program, Torobo-kun, take a practice version of the exam, and it’s…


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