The chatbot and the quant: GPT shakes finance education

With smarter large language models, quant grads risk turning into AI-assisted slackers, writes Gordon Lee

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This year, in an experiment not unlike the chess challenge between grandmaster Garry Kasparov and IBM’s Deep Blue, I agreed to take a prestigious university’s final-year maths exam question on financial models alongside an AI rival: GPT-4, the latest iteration of generative pre-trained transformers.

The question was an optimal control problem based on the Bellman – or

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