Clever Hans was this amazing horse that was said to solve mathematical problems and other feats that one would think animals should not have the capacity to do. Not by themselves, at least.
The news spread and an investigation was done. It turned out that the horse picked up and responded to certain cues that his owner or whoever was asking him exhibited.
Recently, a study was conducted on AI and how it learns how to perform certain functions and activities:
The aim of the paper was to look at whether an Artificial Intelligence (more specifically, a “Convolutional Neural Network”) developed to interpret chest x-rays in one hospital, would be able to perform as well when faced with data from an external site.
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