In the News: Will we soon be able to understand dolphins?April 28, 2017
Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology plans to compile a dolphin-language dictionary using technology from an artificial intelligence language-analysis company in just four years, hoping to understand dolphins’ conversations. The AI technology already has proven to be effective and used to understand 40 different human languages.
The CEO of KTH Royal Institute of Technology says the ultimate goal is to talk to the aquatic mammals, Bloomberg Technology reported earlier this week.
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