Watson computer http://wrvo.org en Super computing could help manage enormous amounts of medical information http://wrvo.org/post/super-computing-could-help-manage-enormous-amounts-medical-information <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>Watson, the IBM supercomputer, is best known for its historic win on the television game show, Jeopardy. But, the same components that made the system a quiz show winner could be redirected toward lowering the cost of health care in upstate New York.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:02:05 +0000 Kate O'Connell 40735 at http://wrvo.org Super computing could help manage enormous amounts of medical information Watson the supercomputer heads to RPI http://wrvo.org/post/watson-supercomputer-heads-rpi <p>Nearly two years after an IBM supercomputer named Watson stole the spotlight on Jeopardy! by beating two human champions, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy will become the first university in the world to receive its own version of Watson, to help further computer science research. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:43:05 +0000 Marie Cusick 32653 at http://wrvo.org Watson the supercomputer heads to RPI IBM announces winners of Watson computer competition http://wrvo.org/post/ibm-announces-winners-watson-computer-competition <p>Cornell University and IBM have announced the winner of a competition involving the Watson computer, made famous by a recent win on the TV show Jeopardy. Students involved in the 48-hour competition put forward ideas for new ways to use the computer. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 20:02:32 +0000 Kate O'Connell 28054 at http://wrvo.org