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Advances in Bullshit Generation

2023-11-23 19:02:46.823929+01 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

Nature: ChatGPT generates fake data set to support scientific hypothesis

Our aim was to highlight that, in a few minutes, you can create a data set that is not supported by real original data, and it is also opposite or in the other direction compared to the evidence that are available,” says study co-author Giuseppe Giannaccare, an eye surgeon at the University of Cagliari in Italy.

The ability of AI to fabricate convincing data adds to concern among researchers and journal editors about research integrity. “It was one thing that generative AI could be used to generate texts that would not be detectable using plagiarism software, but the capacity to create fake but realistic data sets is a next level of worry,” says Elisabeth Bik, a microbiologist and independent research-integrity consultant in San Francisco, California. “It will make it very easy for any researcher or group of researchers to create fake measurements on non-existent patients, fake answers to questionnaires or to generate a large data set on animal experiments.”

JAMA Opthalmology — Research Letter — November 9, 2023 — Large Language Model Advanced Data Analysis Abuse to Create a Fake Data Set in Medical Research.


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