Saturday, October 22 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
IBM Watson Question-Answering System and Cognitive Computing

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IBM's vision of cognitive computing has been steadily embraced across the industries since IBM's Watson question-answering system made a sensational debut at the US Jeopardy! television quiz show in 2011. As a core member of the Watson project, I would like to share the excitement of the project and the last five and a half year of its progress into the cognitive business. In this talk, I will also give a technical overview of Watson, major use cases, and perspectives on the future of cognitive computing.

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Koichi Takeda

IBM Research
Koichi Takeda has been leading the natural language processing and text analytics research in IBM Research – Tokyo for the last 30 years since he joined IBM. He has made numerous achievements in the filed, including pattern-based machine translation, textual information visualization... Read More →

Saturday October 22, 2016 2:00pm - 2:45pm JST
4F Track A : Asakai A