Experimental New AI Can Autocomplete Images With the Same Technology as Predictive Text

Research marks a significant step in understanding how machines process visuals and language

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Just as the artificial intelligence in your iPhone can guess the next word you might type in a message, the same technology can predict the bottom half of an image simply from scanning the top half.

That was the finding of a new experiment from research group OpenAI, which trained a version of its hyper-sophisticated text generator, GPT-2, on millions of images to prove that it could generate coherent patterns of pixels in the same manner that it does sentences.

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