A peek into the future of visual data interpretation: A framework for assessing generative AI’s efficacy

In the last year, large language models (LLMs) have come into prominence for boasting a suite of ever-expanding capabilities including text generation, image production, and, more recently, highly descriptive image analysis. The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into image analysis represents a significant shift in how people understand and interact with visual data, a task that historically has been reliant on vision to see and knowledge to contextualize.