The Next Grand Challenge; making reliable information extraction toolsets (aka WATSON)

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Building Watson – A Brief Overview of the DeepQA Project

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See how a DeepQA system similar to Watson could help transform how doctors and hospitals care for patients.

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A system with capabilities similar to Watson could help transform how the finance industry does business.

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Customer Services

Watch as IBM experts explain how an IBM DeepQA system similar to Watson could help transform customer service.

The Next Grand Challenge

IBM and its history of scientific breakthroughs can be credited to a commitment to research and Grand Challenges. Find out how these challenges help push science in ways that weren’t thought possible before.

Why Jeopardy!?

The IBM Jeopardy! Challenge is more than a game.Jeopardy! makes great demands on its players-and even greater demands on a computer system. Learn about the unique hurdles Jeopardy! presents that Watson must overcome in order to achieve the scientific goals of the project.

A System Designed for Answers

A computer system that can understand natural language and deliver a single, precise answer to a question requires the right combination of hardware and software. Watch to find out how Watson integrates both into a unique solution.

Countdown to Jeopardy!

Watson will soon face the two greatest Jeopardy!champions in history: Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings. Watch to find out more about the competitors in this historic challenge.

The Face of Watson

Watson consists of 90 servers – not the most interesting thing to look at on the Jeopardy! stage. See how IBM worked to create a representation of this computing system for the viewing audience – from its stage presence to its voice.

Watson after Jeopardy!

Watson was optimized to tackle a specific challenge: competing against the world’s best Jeopardy!contestants. Beyond Jeopardy!, the IBM team is working to deploy this technology across industries such as healthcare, finance and customer service.

Final Jeopardy! and the Future of Watson

Watch the post-game video to see the reactions of the contestants and assessments of the match by the IBM team.

Final Jeopardy! and the Future of Watson

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