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February 11, 2010

IBM’s Jeopardy-Playing Machine Can Now Beat Human Contestants

Jon Brodkin

IBM’s Jeopardy-playing supercomputer is now capable of beating human Jeopardy contestants on a regular basis, but has a ways to go before it takes on the likes of 74-time champion Ken Jennings. IBM announced plans to build a computer that can win on Jeopardy last April, and expects to stage a public tournament involving human players and the machine within the next year or so. 
 

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