Introduction to question-answering systems
In 2007, IBM Research took on the grand challenge of building a computer system that could compete with champions at the game of Jeopardy!, a US nationally televised quiz show. In 2011, the open-domain question-answering system, named Watson, beat the two highest ranked players in a two-game Jeopardy! match.
Advances in question-answering (QA) technology can help support professionals with critical and timely decision-making in areas such as compliance, healthcare, business integrity, business intelligence, ...

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