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Watson and the future of machine learning

Watson and the future of machine learning

Watson opens the door to conversations, not just answers.

Now that we can build machines that can answer tough and ambiguous questions, the next step is to realize that the answer to a question isn't the end of the process.

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"We need tools that can help people have their ideas faster"

"We need tools that can help people have their ideas faster"

Aditi Muralidharan on improving discovery and building intuition into search.

Ph.D. student Aditi Muralidharan aims to make life easier for researchers and scientists with WordSeer, a text analysis tool that examines and visualizes language use patterns.

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Watson, Turing, and extreme machine learning

Watson, Turing, and extreme machine learning

The real value of the Watson supercomputer will come from what it inspires.

While IBM's Watson supercomputer / Jeopardy contestant is a masterpiece of natural language processing, it's important to remember that it's just a learning tool that will help us solve more interesting problems.

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