IBM Watson!

Watson is an IBM supercomputer that combines artificial intelligence (AI) and sophisticated analytical software for optimal performance as a “question answering” machine. The supercomputer is named for IBM‘s founder, Thomas J. Watson.

IBM Watson is a technology platform that uses natural language processing and machine learning to reveal insights from large amounts of unstructured data

What Watson can do for you…

  • Answer your customers’ most pressing questions
  • Quickly extract key information from all documents
  • Reveal insights, patterns and relationships across data

Watson analyzes unstructured data 80of all data today is unstructured

This includes news articles, research reports, social media posts and enterprise system data

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How Watson answers questions?

Watson first needs to learn a new subject before it can answer questions about it

First Watson learns a new subject

  • All related materials are loaded into Watson, such as Word documents, PDFs and web pages
  • Questions and answers pairs are added to train Watson on the subject
  • Watson is automatically updated as new information is published

 

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