IBM Computer Watson Being Developed To Compete On Jeopardy

IBM has created computers that can beat other humans in chess, but now they are planning on building a computer that can beat you at Jeopardy.  The system is called the Watson and it will use artificial intelligence to index information related to questions asked on Jeopardy. The computer must be able to buzz when it knows the answer fast enough and even take into account the analogies and puns used on the show.

[via NYT]

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