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IBM’s Watson easily wins Jeopardy!

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17 February 2011



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… Day 3 results: Watson wins handily over Jeopardy!‘s two most successful champions – Ken Jennins and Brad Rutter.
… The real test will be applying – commercializing – Watson’s underlying analytics for language processing and data management for different industries. On IBM’s Watson website, healthcare, finance, customer services and handling ambiguity are explored.
… AI already being used by Google to interpret queries; credit card companies use it to find and track fraud; Netflix uses it to recommend movies; and it’s used to process and audit billions of financial transactions and trades. AI in robotics, particularly in human-robot communication, is lagging and slowing progress.
… What can we expect from Watson and IBM in the next decade? Read this.




Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series.
Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series.





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