A09 IBM Watson

A session at IBM European WebSphere Technical Conference

Tuesday 11th October, 2011

9:00am to 10:15am (CET)

You learned about IBM Watson during the combined Conference Keynote -- now is your chance to learn more about the technology.

This session will address questions such as:
* What problem is the Watson / DeepQA project trying to tackle? And why is it a difficult area?
* What were IBM's previous efforts in this space, and how did they lead to the Watson project?
* Why was Jeopardy chosen for the project?
* A crash course in how Watson works - the hardware architecture, the overall software architecture, and peeking under the hood at some of the more interesting algorithms
* Looking forward at what might come next for Watson.

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Dale Lane

Developer for IBM working on Watson. Also a mobile and gadget geek, father of two small girls and a youth charity trustee.

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Time 9:00am10:15am CET

Date Tue 11th October 2011

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