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IBM's World Of Watson Conference Under Way This Week

IBM's World Of Watson Conference Under Way This Week

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) is holding the IBM World of Watson 2016 conference between Monday and Thursday in Las Vegas this week.

The most awaited address of the event is sure to be the keynote speech by CEO Virginia "Ginni" Rometty. Rometty is scheduled to deliver her lecture Wednesday at 4.00 p.m. EST. Four inspired leaders will join her to discuss life with Watson.

Watson is a platform of technology combining natural language process and machine learning with the explicit purpose of discovering insights into big amounts of unstructured data. The company named the question answering computer system "Watson" after its founder and first CEO Thomas Watson.

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Currently, Watson can access about 200 million pages of both structured and unstructured data.

Watson is a key to IBM's growth prospects. Therefore, the conference is expected to unleash the power of data, analytics and cognitive system, which establishes fresh alliance between computers and people.

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