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Smart machines : IBM's Watson and the era of cognitive computing

Author: John E Kelly, III; Steve Hamm
Publisher: New York : Columbia Business School Publishing, [2014] ©2014
Series: Columbia Business School Publishing.
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We are crossing a new frontier in the evolution of computing and entering the era of cognitive systems. The victory of IBM's Watson on the television quiz show Jeopardy! revealed how scientists and engineers at IBM and elsewhere are pushing the boundaries of science and technology to create machines that sense, learn, reason, and interact with people in new ways to provide insight and advice. In Smart Machines, John  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John E Kelly, III; Steve Hamm
ISBN: 9780231537278 0231537271
OCLC Number: 1018037539
Description: 1 online resource (160 pages).
Contents: Preface by John E. Kelly III ; 1. A New Era of Computing ; 2. Building Learning Systems ; 3. Handling Big Data; 4. Augmenting Our Senses; 5. Designing Data-Centric Computers; 6. Inventing a New Physics of Computing ; 7. Imagining the Cognitive City ; Coda: An Alliance of Human and Machine ; Notes
Series Title: Columbia Business School Publishing.
Other Titles: IBM's Watson and the era of cognitive computing
Responsibility: John E. Kelly III and Steve Hamm.

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We are crossing a new frontier in the evolution of computing and entering the era of cognitive systems. The victory of IBM's Watson on the television quiz show Jeopardy! revealed how scientists and engineers at IBM and elsewhere are pushing the boundaries of science and technology to create machines that sense, learn, reason, and interact with people in new ways to provide insight and advice. In Smart Machines, John E. Kelly III, director of IBM Research, and Steve Hamm, a writer at IBM and a former business and technology journalist, introduce the fascinating world of #x93;cognitive systems" to.

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