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Building Watson: An Overview of the DeepQA Project

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The search results of search results and candidates that produced the feed into candidate generation, where techniques best balance of accuracy and computational appropriate to the kind of search results are applied resources.

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Champion Human Performance at Jeopardy. The archi- text in which nodes are terms in the text and edges tecture supports the integration of a variety of evi- represent either grammatical relationships for dence-gathering techniques. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Quiz Show expectation that any component in the system sidebar for more information on the show.

The team conducted part of this project has highlighted the need to more than independent experiments in 3 take a systems-level approach to research in QA, years — each averaging about CPU hours and and we believe this applies to research in the generating more than 10 GB of error-analysis data.


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