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AI is getting creative, literally

Professor Satoshi Sato of Nagoya University, in Aichi Prefecture, is working to help AI write novels.

TOKYO -- As artificial intelligence grows in leaps and bounds, it is increasingly being used in various fields, from financial services to writing novels.

     The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ on Feb. 18 launched a Q&A service through its official account on the chat app Line using the Japanese version of Watson, IBM's AI supercomputer. The new system accepts various questions, such as, "How can I start a new bank account?" A response will appear on the screen depending on the content.

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