IBM Corporation's Watson Supercomputer Learns About Cancer

Published: Oct 31, 2012

IBM's Jeopardy-winning Watson supercomputer has begun working with oncologists at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to "learn" all about cancer research, with hopes of working on real patients by year's end.

MASSDEVICE ON CALL — IBM's Watson supercomputer, which trounced a pair of human competitors on Jeopardy more than year ago, has begun treating patients at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

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