The Evolution of Artificial Intelligence Character Analysis

Earlier in the year, one of the world’s leading movie artificial intelligence systems caused quite a stir when it selected British actor Henry Cavill for the role of the next James Bond.

The system selected Cavill from tens of thousands of actors as the most suitable for the role. For anyone who is not a data scientist with expertise in AI, the idea that a computer can understand what makes a good actor, and them suitable for any given role, is difficult to comprehend.