Alessandro Faraotti gave a talk about Watson

In last week’s two-day K-Drive workshop, our Marie Curie Fellow, Alessandro Faraotti from IBM Italy, gave a talk about Watson Technology including DeepQA and evidence-based decision making. The detail information of this talk is as follows.

Title: An introduction to Cognitive Computing and Watson
Abstract: The presentation introduces the notion of Cognitive Computing, by specifying what Cognitive Computing is and why it is a step forward in computer science. In particular, it presents the Watson experience in playing the Jeopardy game, the underling Watson architecture and details of all key components.