A student reads a math textbook written in Chinese. Tencent and Alibaba’s AI models have scored better than humans on a set of language processing tasks. Photo: Xinhua
A student reads a math textbook written in Chinese. Tencent and Alibaba’s AI models have scored better than humans on a set of language processing tasks. Photo: Xinhua

Tencent and Alibaba’s AI models understand Chinese better than humans, new rankings show

  • Rivalling models from the two Chinese tech giants have achieved record-high scores on the Chinese Language Understanding Evaluation benchmark
  • While machines can do better than humans in some language tasks, researchers say AI still has a long way to go before it can truly understand languages

A student reads a math textbook written in Chinese. Tencent and Alibaba’s AI models have scored better than humans on a set of language processing tasks. Photo: Xinhua
A student reads a math textbook written in Chinese. Tencent and Alibaba’s AI models have scored better than humans on a set of language processing tasks. Photo: Xinhua
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