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Challenging IBM's Watson, DataRPM upgrades natural language interface for its 'Sherlock'

IBM’s Jeopardy-winning computer Watson has set a standard for machine intelligence. But now Watson has some competition: Sherlock.

Fairfax, Virginia-based DataRPM is calling up the image of the legendary detective in its announcement today of a major new release of its analytics system, which it says improves the ease-of-use for regular end users. 389 more words


Wit.ai's API is helping developers easily add Siri-like language processing to their apps

A few years ago, when Apple added Siri to the iPhone, talking to inanimate objects with batteries to make them do stuff was pretty novel. Today, thanks to companies like… 360 more words


Clash of the titans

For the information professional, there are two main ways of curating (for want of a better term) data. The first is by using a relational database—an extremely efficient way of organising information within an organisation—but this is not suitable for large quantities of heterogenous data that are owned by many different identities. 781 more words


User Modeling – Fun with Watson

You might be familiar with IBM’s Watson. Watson is an artificial intelligence that was developed by IBM’s DeepQA project specifically for answering questions posed in natural language. 726 more words


BBC News: IBM's Watson rolled out to business

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IBM’s Watson rolled out to business

IBM’s supercomputer Watson is being made available to businesses to answer tricky questions. 52 more words