Machines could soon be able to understand and summarize text for you
Scientists are working on ways artificial intelligence algorithms could digest massive texts and extract their meaning, presenting it in terms regular people can understand.
Tim Finin is a Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). He has over 35 years of experience in applications of artificial intelligence to problems in information systems and language understanding. His current research is focused on the Semantic Web, mobile computing, analyzing and extracting information from text and online social media, and on enhancing security and privacy in information systems.