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Scientists in the US plan to create an artificial intellect that can teach adult students

The US National Science Foundation is going to spend $220 million on this project. 

As a result, researchers plan to create AI (Artificial Intelligence) technology for agriculture, logistics, and online learning.

One of the participants in the programme, the University of Georgia, will develop an AI software to teach adult students subjects in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).  According to the project's leader Ashok Goel, a computer science expert, the researchers plan to create "virtual assistants that will support students and educators and personalise learning on an unprecedented scale."  Twelve research institutes from across America are now involved in the project.  One-third of the universities involved are based in Georgia.

The project will run for five years.  During this time, scientists plan to create AI systems capable of self-learning and self-improvement.  Additionally, the initiative should help the HR field with candidate recruitment and training.


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