The Resource Smart machines: : IBM's Watson and the era of cognitive computing, John E. Kelly III, Steve Hamm, (ebook)

Smart machines: : IBM's Watson and the era of cognitive computing, John E. Kelly III, Steve Hamm, (ebook)

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Smart machines: : IBM's Watson and the era of cognitive computing
Title
Smart machines:
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IBM's Watson and the era of cognitive computing
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John E. Kelly III, Steve Hamm
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eng
Summary
We are crossing a new frontier in the evolution of computing and entering the era of cognitive systems. The victory of IBM's Watson on the television quiz show Jeopardy! revealed how scientists and engineers at IBM and elsewhere are pushing the boundaries of science and technology to create machines that sense, learn, reason, and interact with people in new ways to provide insight and advice. In Smart Machines, John E. Kelly III, director of IBM Research, and Steve Hamm, a writer at IBM and a former business and technology journalist, introduce the fascinating world of "cognitive systems" to general audiences and provide a window into the future of computing. Cognitive systems promise to penetrate complexity and assist people and organizations in better decision making. They can help doctors evaluate and treat patients, augment the ways we see, anticipate major weather events, and contribute to smarter urban planning. Kelly and Hamm's comprehensive perspective describes this technology inside and out and explains how it will help us conquer the harnessing and understanding of "big data," one of the major computing challenges facing businesses and governments in the coming decades. Absorbing and impassioned, their book will inspire governments, academics, and the global tech industry to work together to power this exciting wave in innovation
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Midwest
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1954-
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Kelly, John E.
Dewey number
006.3/3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Hamm, Steve
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  • Expert systems (Computer science)
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Watson (Computer)
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adult
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Smart machines: : IBM's Watson and the era of cognitive computing, John E. Kelly III, Steve Hamm, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231537278
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11859439
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remote
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11859439
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MWT11859439
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Smart machines: : IBM's Watson and the era of cognitive computing, John E. Kelly III, Steve Hamm, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231537278
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859439
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859439
System control number
MWT11859439
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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