Artificial Intelligence and Humour

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Could AI replace stand-up comedians and scriptwriters? This may not be an impossible dream if you accept that nothing we do is forever beyond the scope of computer modelling. 

This lecture explores attempts to create jokes from rules, and programs that create not-quite-relevant responses that hearers can make meaningful and comic. Will computers ever tell good jokes?

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This event was on Tue, 11 May 2021

Yorick Wilks

Professor Yorick Wilks

Visiting Professor of Artificial Intelligence

Yorick Wilks is Visiting Professor of Artificial Intelligence at Gresham College.

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