Viewing Party for the Jeopardy! Challenge

Contact Name: 
Jenna Whitney
Date: 
Feb 14, 2011 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Type of Talk: Viewing Party

Speaker/Affiliation: James Fan

/IBM Research

Date/Time: Monday, February 14, 2011, 4:00 p.m.

Location: ACES 2.302

Host: Bruce Porter, Ray Mooney, Ken Barker

nTalk Title: Viewing Party for the Jeopardy! Challenge

Talk Abstract:

Watson is an automated question-answering system built by IBM for the Jeo

pardy! Challenge. Watson will compete against the two best human players in
the history of the game, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. The competition wi

ll be televised over three days – February 14, 15 and 16, 4:30-5:00pm