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Is there any open source counterpart to the IBM Watson?

I am looking for something similar to IBM Watson but open source.
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What are the main AI technologies behind the Watson platform?

What AI techniques does IBM use for its Watson platform (specifically, its natural language processing part)?
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Does IBM Watson use machine learning?

I was reading an article on Medium and wanted to make it clear whether a bot created on IBM Watson is an intelligent one or unintelligent. Simply put, there are 2 types of chatbots — unintelligent ...
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How does Watson find and evaluate its evidence to the answer?

Is there any simple explanation how Watson finds and scores evidence after gathering massive evidence and analyzing the data? In other words, how does it know which precise answer it needs to return?
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Are there any DeepQA-based computers other than Watson?

My understanding is that Watson is the name of the computer, and DeepQA is the name of the software or technology. They are both correlated. Are there any computers/technologies other than Watson ...
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Open source IBM Watson-like chatbot suitable for academic usage? [closed]

My question is about chat-bots. I need an academically-oriented question answering system that works like IBM Watson. More specifically, this QA should accept a typed-in question from a user and ...
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What are the internal concepts incorporated in IBM's Watson platform? [duplicate]

IBM's Watson acts as a template for developing chat-bots with ease (without coding), but what are the methodologies and concepts that have been used to build it?
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Would linked Watson supercomputers be even “smarter” than one Watson?

If you had a web of linked Watson-level super-computers, would they be more effective at problem-solving than a single Watson computer alone? For example, if you asked the Watson-web to diagnose a ...
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Deploy notebook in IBM Watson

I have a python notebook in IBM Watson Studio for a time series forecasting purpose. it takes two input data MAX MIN and it returns two lists of data having 10 steps ahead prediction of both ...
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How Watson can help to make medical diagnoses?

On Watson wiki page we can read: In healthcare, Watson's natural language, hypothesis generation, and evidence-based learning capabilities allow it to function as a clinical decision support system ...
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Does learning content from additional encyclopedias consume much less amount of storage?

Complex AI that learns lexical-semantic content and its meaning (such as collection of words, their structure and dependencies) such as Watson takes terabytes of disk space. Lets assume DeepQA-like ...
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How likely is it that Watson-like AI will replace Wikipedia-like encyclopedias? [closed]

Is there any risk in the near future of replacing all encyclopedias with Watson-like AI where knowledge is accessible by everybody through API? Something similar happened in the future in The Time ...