Can AI Beat Humans In Understanding Language? Tencent And Alibaba's AI Models Can

  • Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) and Tencent Holding Ltd's (OTC: TCEHY) artificial intelligence (AI) models understand the Chinese language better than humans, a study suggested.

  • The two rival models have achieved record-high scores on the Chinese Language Understanding Evaluation (CLUE) benchmark, SCMP reports.

  • Tencent's "Hunyuan AI model" came first with a score of 86.918, followed by Alibaba's AliceMind with a score of 86.685, according to Monday's rankings on CLUE's website.

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  • Both ranked higher than humans, which scored 86.678.

  • AI models from Chinese smartphone maker Oppo and food delivery giant Meituan (OTC: MPNGF) (OTC: MPNGY) ranked fourth and fifth.

  • It marks the first time that AI models have scored better than humans on CLUE since the benchmark was established by dozens of researchers three years ago.

  • China's Big Tech firms have been working to improve their NLP technology, which supports voice-enabled virtual assistants, such as Alibaba's AliGenie and Tencent's Xiaowei.

  • Last year, scientists at Alabama's Auburn University and Adobe Inc (NASDAQ: ADBE) research unit found that proficient AIs faltered when words in a sentence were randomly shuffled.

  • Price Action: BABA shares traded higher by 6.09% at $80.50 in the premarket on the last check Tuesday.

  • Photo by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

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