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Meet NELL, the Computer That Learns From the Net

October 12th, 2010 10:52 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

bossanovalithium writes “Carnegie Mellon University has taught a computer how to read and learn from the internet.
According to Dennis Baron at the Oxford University press blog, the computer is called NELL and it is reading the internet and learning from it in much the same way that humans learn language and acquire knowledge. Basically by soaking it all up and figuring it out.
NELL is short for Never Ending Language Learner and apparently it is getting brainier every day.”

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