AI Text Detection and How to Better Address the Issue

Brent A. Anders, Ph.D.
EduCreate
Published in
9 min readFeb 6, 2023

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A magnifying glass looking at a text as if to detect something. The OpenAI (ChatGPT) logo is also seen.
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(Article Updated: April 2024)

Text detection will be an ongoing “cat and mouse” game of trying to identify AI text as evasion techniques continue to develop, yet there are better ways to address the issue. Although many detection techniques are available (as well as planned AI text watermarking), there are also many ways to evade these detectors. It is important that we…

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Brent A. Anders, Ph.D.
EduCreate

Anders has worked in higher academia for over 20 years, focusing on educational methodologies, motivation, media, AI, & instructional technologies.