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Re: Watson

From: Matt Vagnoni <matthew.vagnoni@uth.tmc.edu>
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 14:00:02 -0600
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=a6oeVHJytdpfkWhPvSCJKvm24N6ewEF5hkNnp@mail.gmail.com>
To: Oliver Ruebenacker <curoli@gmail.com>
Cc: Michel_Dumontier <Michel_Dumontier@carleton.ca>, public-semweb-lifesci <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
It is a fascinating architecture.  What particularly drew me in is the
multiple different evidence spaces they had to use.  And that they made at
least a token mention to the power of utilizing structured knowledge to
enhance statistical methods.

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 12:50 PM, Oliver Ruebenacker <curoli@gmail.com>wrote:

>     Hello,
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>  They reported about it on NPR morning edition:
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> http://www.npr.org/2011/02/14/133697585/on-jeopardy-its-man-vs-this-machine
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>     Take care
>     Oliver
>
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 11:09 AM, Michel_Dumontier
> <Michel_Dumontier@carleton.ca> wrote:
> > Given that IBM’s AI system called Watson is competing in Jeopardy against
> > grand champions, you might find the following overview of interest :
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> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3G2H3DZ8rNc
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> > m.
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> > Michel Dumontier
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> > Associate Professor of Bioinformatics
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> > Carleton University
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> > http://dumontierlab.com
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> >
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>
> --
> Oliver Ruebenacker, Computational Cell Biologist
> Systems Biology Linker at Virtual Cell (http://vcell.org/sybil)
> Turning Knowledge Data into Models
> Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling
> http://www.oliver.curiousworld.org
>
>


-- 
Best,
Matthew Vagnoni, MS
Senior Scientific Programmer and PhD Student
The Center for Biosecurity and Public Health Informatics Research
The School of Biomedical Informatics
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Tel: (713) 500-3952
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