Cognitive computing projects
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From chips to algorithms, explore the new technologies being developed by IBM Research that will enable a whole new generation of cognitive systems.
IBM researchers found inspiration for a new computer chip design from the most powerful, efficient information processing device in the world: the human brain. These new silicon, neurosynaptic chips allow for computing systems that emulate the brain's computing efficiency, size and power usage.
Computational creativity applies technology to assist humans in thinking outside the box and expanding their exploration boundaries. IBM researchers have built a system that shares some of the underlying cognitive principles found in Watson so that the system can reason about flavor the same way a person uses their palate.