Detecting online crime typically means knowing what to look for. Artificial intelligence that monitors any unusual behaviour can do it better – and step in when habits get out of hand.
Source: BBC – Future
Date: January 26th, 2017
1) “By monitoring frame-by-frame data from the game, Aric flagged unusual hikes in the accuracy of some players’ shooting. It was clear they had downloaded sharp-shooting bots to play the game for them, says Excell. Aric also noticed that some players were unusually quick to attack their opponents, suggesting that they were using a known cheat that made walls in the game transparent.” It seems that a human would also be able to detect something is wrong, and this program is doing what a human could figure out. What other applications might you use this software in?
2) In what circumstances could this AI cause problems?