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A few wrong answers in Jeopardy, and whole lot of right ones, say a lot about how humans and computers will soon collaborate

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The IBM computer named Watson took a giant step toward the ideal of machine intelligence with its spectacular win in the game show Jeopardy. Host Steven Cherry speaks with IBM artificial intelligence researcher Chris Welty about the different ways humans and computers answer Jeopardy questions and what that says about the Watson-like programs that will start helping doctors in hospitals and office workers on their desktops.

This interview was recorded 23 March 2011.
Audio engineer: Francesco Ferorelli
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