TITLE

From Games Shows

AUTHOR(S)
Watson, Dave
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
ITNOW;Summer2012, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Step aside Deep Blue, Dr Dave Watson FBCS, IBM Director of Emerging Technology, discusses ‘Watson’ – a question and answer system that shows the future of unstructured data analytics, natural language processing and the design of workload optimised systems. The massively parallel processing system with an eight-core processor design that has a combined total of 16 terabytes of memory and can operate at over 80 teraflops (trillions of operations per second) could be set to change the world of health.
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75698452

 

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