[ExI] Watson On Jeopardy

David Lubkin lubkin at unreasonable.com
Tue Feb 15 19:56:14 UTC 2011

Richard Loosemore wrote:

>This is *way* beyond anything that Watson is doing.
>What it does, essentially, is this:
>It is a brick-stupid cluster analysis program.
>So, does Watson think about what the other contestants might be 
>doing? Err, that would be "What is 'you have got to be joking'?"

You don't seem to have read what I wrote. The only question I raised 
about Watson's current capabilities was whether it had a module to 
analyze its failures and hone itself. *That* has been possible in 
software for several decades.

(I've worked in pertinent technologies since the late 70's.)

-- David.

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