Samsung Electronics nabbed 14th place in an artificial intelligence (AI) reading competition hosted by Stanford University in the US. The first place honor went to Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. It was found that Alibaba's artificial intelligence technology was better than human beings in reading comprehension.
According to the official website of Stanford reading comprehension test SQuAD on January 17, Samsung's MAMCN+ ranked 14th among 97 total artificial intelligence solutions by scoring 77.436 points. In addition to Samsung Electronics, the KAIST participated in the completion from Korea and picked up 40th place.
AI solutions of Alibaba and Microsoft (MS) shared first place. Alibaba’s AI solutions scored 82.44 points, surpassing human beings’ reading score of 82.304 points. Microsoft also outclassed humans by 82.65 points, but produced results one day later than Alibaba.
China's IT company Tencent (2nd), the Ellen Research Institute (3rd), Carnegie Mellon University (11th) and Zhejiang University (12th) of China outweighed Samsung and Facebook’s AI solutions placed 16th after Samsung. Samsung is developing a "query and response artificial intelligence" solution and participated in the competition to test its performance."
The Stanford reading comprehension test is the world's highest reading comprehension test designed by artificial intelligence experts at Stanford University. The test measures the accuracy of answers by asking more than 100,000 questions based on 500 articles on Wikipedia.