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IBM and the Jeopardy Challenge

“The game of Jeopardy! makes great demands on its players – from the range of topical knowledge covered to the nuances in language employed in the clues. Can the analytical power of a computer system – normally accustomed to executing precise requests – overcome these obstacles? Can the troves of knowledge written in human terms become easily searchable by a machine in order to deliver a single, precise answer? Can a quiz show help advance science?”

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