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IBM showcase technology behind quiz supercomputer

Last week KitGuru reported on the fascinating new computer from IBM nicknamed ‘Watson’ which trashed two of Jeopardy’s greatest human players this week. Not only that, but it earned more than both of the human players put together. Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings earned $21,600 and $24,000 respectively, while IBM’s …

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IBM supercomputer outsmarts human opponents in TV quiz

Several days ago KitGuru reported on the new supercomputer, created by IBM to outsmart two of Jeopardy’s finest human players. Was it a success? Watson, the nickname for the IBM supercomputer butchered two of Jeopardy’s greatest champsions, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. This test of new artificial intelligence has been …

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Supercomputer to challenge humans on TV Quiz show

IBM have designed a new supercomputer which is to face two human contestants on the US quiz show Jeopardy. The computer nicknamed ‘Watson’ will challenge two of the games most successful players. The winner will receive a $1 million prize (£620,000) and the glory to go with it. IBM have …

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