Author: Daniel Ernst

Daniel Ernst is an Assistant Professor of English at Texas Woman's University where he studies automated language technology, educational assessment, and technical communication.

Presenters: Dr. Heidi McKee, Dr. Nathan Riggs, and Alan Knowles (Miami University) Artificial general intelligence (AGI, or simply AI) is rapidly becoming one of the most salient issues of the twenty-first century. Although AI involves an array of technologies and applications, its deployment in the production and processing of natural language is uniquely intriguing and vexing for language scholars and educators. Researchers in Rhetoric and Composition and elsewhere have for decades studied the computerized automation of language technologies, but the focus has largely been on their evaluative facility, such as grammar checkers and essay scoring programs (Shermis and Burstein, 2003; 2013).…

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