AI: Google AI Tool 'Parsey McParseface' Could Detect Lies, Eliminate Problems Of Human Language With Artificial Intelligence Language Program

Artificial intelligence is one of the world's fastest-developing fields of study, and Google AI tools have already surpassed our expectations of the human brain-like capabilities of AI technology. Having created a groundbreaking "parsing" program, new Google AI tool Parsey McParseface could detect lies and eliminate problems of human language with an artificial intelligence language program. Google AI recently stunned the world upon releasing its AI poetry program, which uses a technique called recurrent neural network language model (RNNLM) to write classical, authentic, poetry touted as capable of "making a Vogon proud."

The latest AI development as premiered by Google is a language parsing tool -- an artificial intelligence program capable of sorting through passages of human language and detecting inconsistencies in rhetoric and prose -- dubbed Parsey McParseface. Google's AI language tool was given the McParseface name when, 18 months into the program's development and still unable to think of a suitable title, Google developers named the sophisticated AI tool as a tongue-in-cheek reference to the viral poll that almost saw a polar research vessel called Boaty McBoatface.

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According to The Telegraph, Google AI tool Parsey McParseface could detect lies and eliminate problems of human language with an artificial intelligence language program using a new theory to unlock the complexities and secrets of linguistics. These complexities are problems that have "troubled linguists for more than half a century," meaning that the development of an AI program by Google that can understand how human language itself works, and thus overcome them, is truly groundbreaking.

"Parsey McParseface has major importance," said The Telegraph of Google's AI language tool.

"Parsing a piece of language correctly is the key to getting the computer to truly understand what language means and to be able to act on it."
While Google AI poetry is created using a technique drawn from machine translation and image captioning tasks -- building sentences one word at a time through analysis of previous words in the sentence - Parsey McParseface uses a different sort of artificial intelligence. The new Google AI tool could detect lies if artificial intelligence could be programmed to not only understand parts of speech and the structural interrelationships of words, but also reject "grammatical-but-nonsensical" analyses.

According to The Guardian,Google AI wrote poetry after absorbing the contents of thousands of romance novels, being fed starting and ending sentences of poems, and generating words to fill the gap using the algorithm with which Google researchers had programmed it. Google AI poetry has, perhaps unsurprisingly, been described as "dramatic."

"he was silent for a long moment.

he was silent for a moment.

it was quiet for a moment.

it was dark and cold.

there was a pause.

it was my turn.

The new Google AI tool, Parsey McParseface, could detect lies and eliminate problems of human language by taking existing algorithms from machine parsers and adding the "secrets" that disrupt grammar rules and the ordinary construction of sentences. Explaining that Google faced a predicament in that even the best parsers struggle to parse long sentences and unusual constructions and idioms, The Telegraph reports that Google's AI breakthrough arises from Dependency Grammar.

"Dependency Grammar focuses on pairs of related words within a sentence. These can be as general – John kicked the ball – or as particular – John kicked the bucket – as language users intend," said The Telegraph's report on Google AI tool, Parsey McParseface. "It is the pairs of words that hold the key to meaning, individual words being hopelessly ambiguous."

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Professional Go player Lee Se-Dol competed in the Google DeepMind Challenge Match against Google's artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo. (Photo by Jeon Heon-Kyun-Pool/Getty Images)

With its human-like analytical capabilities, Google's artificial intelligence program could cut through language rhetoric using online content to determine its reliability.

Google AI tool Parsey McParseface could detect lies and eliminate problems of human language with an artificial intelligence language program that effectively empowers it with what The Telegraph calls a 'bolloxometer'— a 'bullsh*t detector'.

"No more lying politicians. No more lawyers spinning a story. No more advertisers hoodwinking us into buying their products. Just switch on the bolloxometer and watch the truth unfold."
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