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Friday, February 18, 2011

What Next From IBM?

RJ Lipton's commentary stemming from the recent win by IBM's "Watson" computer in the recent "Jeopardy" face-off:

http://rjlipton.wordpress.com/2011/02/17/are-mathematicians-in-jeopardy/

...in which Lipton essentially asks whether the invention of an expert trivial-pursuit robot is a step toward the creation of an expert robot mathematician.

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