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Knowledge is at the core of every cognitive system. IBM Research has a long history of innovations in information and knowledge management. IBM scientists have made major contributions to foundations of data management systems and continue to lead through innovative and disruptive knowledge-driven solutions to the world’s most difficult problems. An exemplary achievement of our researchers is the design and implementation of the knowledge-based question answering system that defeated the top champions in the Jeopardy! TV show.

Our mission is to provide our company and our clients with state-of-the-art technologies to collect, curate, and consume knowledge. Our researchers are leading various key projects that power Watson technologies and provide the foundations for cognitive systems of the future. Browse through our project pages for more information.

News

  • October 2018: IBM Researchers win the research track best paper award and rank 1st at the prestigous Semantic Web Challenge award at ISWC 2018.
  • October 2018: We are a proud platinum sponsor of ISWC 2018 conference. Browse through the program and drop by the IBM booth to find out more about IBM Research's participation at the conference.
  • September 2018: We are a proud platinum sponsor of VLDB 2018. Browse through the program and drop by the IBM booth to find out more about IBM Research's participation at the conference.
  • June 2018: We are a proud gold sponsor of SIGMOD 2018 conference. Browse through the program and drop by the IBM booth to find out more about IBM Research's participation at the conference.
  • June 2018: IBM Researchers win a best paper award at the 15th ESWC Conference. Oktie Hassanzadeh, Shari Trewin, and Alfio Gliozzo won the award for their work on large-scale knowledge-based linkage prediction with application to drug safety.
  • November 2017: IBM Researcher team ranks 1st at the prestigous Semantic Web Challenge Award at ISWC 2018. Read more here.

 

Last updated on November 16, 2016

 

 

 

 




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Knowledge is one of five interrelated research areas under the Cognitive Computing umbrella:

Perception

Interaction

Reasoning

Learning

Cognitive Computing

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