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


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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