AI can beat real university students in exams, study suggests

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University exams taken using artificial intelligence beat those by real students, in a limited study.

University exams taken by fake students using artificial intelligence beat those by real students and usually went undetected by markers, in a limited study.

They said the AI students' results were half a grade boundary higher on average than those of their real-life counterparts.The 6% detection rate is likely to be an overestimate, according to the study, published in the journal Plos One. "Thus, students could cheat undetected using AI - and in doing so, attain a better grade then those who did not cheat."

Dr Scarfe said: "Many institutions have moved away from traditional exams to make assessment more inclusive.

 

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