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Jeopardy Challenge

posted Feb 8, 2011, 10:22 AM by Jason Baldridge
IBM has created Watson, a computer program that plays Jeopardy. It has been winning lots of rounds against actual human players, and now it will be playing the top Jeopardy players next week:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703439504576116163439390834.html
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2011-02-04-watson04_ST_N.htm

Watson is a heavy-duty computational linguistics application, so this is quite an exciting event!

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