AI’s surprising development of ‘number sense’ mimics that of human babies - 05-21


Training software that emulates brain networks to identify dog breeds or sports equipment is by now old news. But getting such an AI network to learn a process on its own that is innate to early child development is truly novel. In a paper published [May 8] in Science Advances, a neural network distinguished between different quantities of things, even though it was never taught what a number is.