Digital University – AI Assistance in Academic Writing: Chat GPT28 February 2023 2 min reading
In the 13th episode of the Digital University podcast, Prof. Łukasz Sułkowski talks about Chat GPT – one of the hottest technology trends lately – and how it can be used by researchers in their work.
Chat GPT is one of the Generative AI, which are artificial intelligence tools capable of generating new texts or images. Artificial intelligence is already capable of writing essays and supporting the writing of scholarly articles and books. This raises obvious ethical issues. What attitude should the academic community take toward AI? Guidelines in using Generative AI in research papers should discussed and promoted to ensure ethical use of Natural Language Processing techniques in academia.
As an introduction to this discussion, Prof. Łukasz Sułkowski presents applications of Chat GPT to academic writing. The tool was instructed to generate ideas and content for a book on leadership. We observe how the tool handles the tasks set before it, such as creating a title, proposing a table of contents, generating sources and footnotes or even writing an entire subchapter. Prof. Sułkowski even asks Chat GPT to design a study on leadership styles and to undertake a systematic literature review.
Are the results of AI’s work satisfactory? How different is the text generated by AI from the text written by a human? See for yourself in the video.
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