Smart Machines: IBM's Watson and the Era of Cognitive Computing (Columbia Business School Publishing)

Smart Machines: IBM's Watson and the Era of Cognitive Computing (Columbia Business School Publishing)

John E. Kelly III


We are crossing a brand new frontier within the evolution of computing and coming into the period of cognitive platforms. The victory of IBM's Watson at the tv quiz exhibit Jeopardy! printed how scientists and engineers at IBM and somewhere else are pushing the bounds of technology and know-how to create machines that experience, examine, cause, and have interaction with humans in new how you can offer perception and advice.

In Smart Machines, John E. Kelly III, director of IBM study, and Steve Hamm, a author at IBM and a former company and know-how journalist, introduce the interesting global of "cognitive platforms" to common audiences and supply a window into the way forward for computing. Cognitive platforms promise to penetrate complexity and support humans and companies in larger choice making. they could aid medical professionals evaluation and deal with sufferers, increase the methods we see, expect significant climate occasions, and give a contribution to smarter city making plans. Kelly and Hamm's complete viewpoint describes this know-how in and out and explains the way it can assist us overcome the harnessing and figuring out of "big data," one of many significant computing demanding situations dealing with companies and governments within the coming many years. soaking up and impassioned, their ebook will encourage governments, teachers, and the worldwide tech to interact to strength this fascinating wave in innovation.

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