So you read the word, ‘bow.’ How does your brain know it’s the front of a ship, a violin accessory, a knot, a bend of the upper body or an arrow launcher? Looking at the context of the sentences around it helps. And Watson is starting a new kind of conversation between people and machine by parsing natural language similar to the way we do.
Patent No.8275803. 2012.
What if you could sift through a million books per second, funneling down huge stacks of information to find the precise answer to a problem? This patented cognitive computing system acts like the world’s most advanced computer: the human brain. Making sense of wordplay, slang, quips and puns, it translates natural language into insights and solutions.
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