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How the Chinese language challenges NLP in China’s eHealth

The Foreign Service Institute’s School of Language Studies (SLS) classified Chinese as one of its five Category IV (super-hard) languages, stating a typical native English speaker will require at least 88 weeks and 2200 class hours to be fluent. Mandarin’s tonal nature underlines its onerous; this means reading the same character with different tones, will…

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Human centered design for empathy, values and AI

How can we ensure that intelligent machines have a human centered design? Experience shows that needfinding (the act of defining problems) requires empathy or a feeling of involvement with a person in need. Empathy is an ability that allows us to comprehend the situations and the perspectives of others, both imaginatively and affectively (Rogers 1975).…