We’re hearing more and more about artificial intelligence and how it’s changing our every day life.
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton recently completed an assignment for the Commission scolaire du Val-des-Cerfs (CSVDC) in the Granby region that demonstrates exactly this point.The goal? Identify Grade 6 students who represent a significant risk of dropping out in the next three years.
The solution? Our firm, through its artificial intelligence and advanced analytics advice service, has contributed to the development of a computer algorithm that can identify future drop-outs with a 92% accuracy rate! To do this, we compiled 300 different factors in the file of each of the 60,000 students who had studied at the CSVDC since 2002.
To learn more, read the article that was published in La Presse+ on November 1, 2018 (in French only). You can also read the English version of this article at National Newswatch.
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