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Cognitive Computing with IBM Watson

By : Rob High, Tanmay Bakshi
Book Image

Cognitive Computing with IBM Watson

By: Rob High, Tanmay Bakshi

Overview of this book

Cognitive computing is rapidly becoming a part of every aspect of our lives through data science, machine learning (ML), and artificial intelligence (AI). It allows computing systems to learn and keep on improving as the amount of data in the system increases. This book introduces you to a whole new paradigm of computing – a paradigm that is totally different from the conventional computing of the Information Age. You will learn the concepts of ML, deep learning (DL), neural networks, and AI with the help of IBM Watson APIs. This book will help you build your own applications to understand, and solve problems, and analyze them as per your needs. You will explore various domains of cognitive computing, such as NLP, voice processing, computer vision, emotion analytics, and conversational systems. Equipped with the knowledge of machine learning concepts, how computers do their magic, and the applications of these concepts, you’ll be able to research and apply cognitive computing in your projects.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
About Packt


About the authors

Rob High is an IBM Fellow and CTO of IBM's Edge Computing business. Previously, he was CTO for IBM Watson, responsible for setting the technical strategy and vision for IBM's leadership in AI computing. High is recognized as a global technical leader, author, and evangelist, and was named an IBM Fellow in 2008 for his pioneering work in the field of SOA and for his leadership on WebSphere.






Tanmay Bakshi is a cognitive computing and AI developer, a keynote and TED speaker, an algorithm-ist, a YouTuber, IBM Champion for Cloud, an Honorary IBM Cloud Advisor, and a Google Developer Expert for Machine Learning. He has resolved to reach out to and help at least 100,000 novices and beginners so they can learn how to code.

About the reviewer

Mayur Narkhede has good blend of experience in data science and industry. He is a researcher with a B.Tech in Computer Science and an M.Tech. in Computer Science Engineering with a specialization in artificial intelligence.

Mayur is a data scientist with experience of building automated, end-to-end solutions. He is proficient at applying technology, AI, machine learning, data mining, and design thinking for better understanding and predictions in order to improve business functions and to meet the desired requirements with a growth in profitability.

He has worked on multiple advanced solutions, such as machine learning and predictive model development for oil and gas, utilities, financial services, road traffic and transport, life science, and big data platforms for asset-intensive industries. He also played a key role in setting up the Data Science and Big Data lab for R&D work. He has built solutions in areas such as asset health monitoring, batch process performance analysis, smart metering for water utility clients, predictive model development for oil and gas customers, big data platforms for asset-intensive industries, a traffic prediction algorithm for top Indian cities, and clustered graph algorithms for life sciences.

He likes to play badminton and carrom, and sometimes he goes trekking, and loves to travel new places.







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