Artificial intelligence in education

To explore what machine learning could mean in education, EdSurge convened a meetup this past week in San Francisco with Adam Blum (CEO of OpenEd), Armen Pischdotchian, (an academic technology mentor at IBM Watson), Kathy Benemann (CEO of EruditeAI), and Kirill Kireyev (founder of instaGrok and technology head at TextGenome and GYANT). EdSurge’s Tony Wan moderated the session.

Source: Real Questions About Artificial Intelligence in Education | EdSurge News

Interesting point part up in the article, how do you explain the results of machine learning? If an algorithm can predict student outcomes, and the outcome is correct, can you still rely on the algorithm if you can’t explain why it made its choice?

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