University of Texas at Austin Scientists Collaborate With IBM Researchers
Date added: 2011-02-11
Ken Barker (on left), research scientist, Department of Computer Science and Bruce Porter, professor and department chairman, Department of Computer Science, and a team of researchers from the University of Texas at Austin are collaborating with IBM Researchers to advance the Question Answering (QA) technology behind the "Watson" computing system, which will compete against humans on the quiz show, Jeopardy!, airing February 14-16.
Argonne National Laboratory will use IBM's next-generation Blue Gene/Q supercomputer
Date added: 2011-02-08
Argonne National Laboratory will use IBM's next-generation Blue Gene/Q supercomputer to stoke economic growth and improve U.S. competitiveness for such challenges as designing electric car batteries, understanding climate change and exploring the evolution of the universe. The 10 petaflop system, named "Mira", will be twice as fast as today's fastest supercomputer, providing a strong science and technology engine that will fuel national innovation. Argonne is one of the U.S. Department of Energy's oldest and largest labs for science and engineering research, located some 20 minutes outside Chicago, IL. (Feature Photo Service)
Jeoparty! Host, Alex Trebek, leads a Q&A session at a News Conference
Date added: 2011-01-28
Jeopardy! Host, Alex Trebek (standing), leads a Q&A session for reporters during a press conference at IBM's Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY on January 13, 2011. Seated (from left): Harry Friedman, Executive Producer, Jeopardy!; Brad Rutter, Jeopardy! record holder for the highest cumulative amount ever by a single player, earning $3,255,102; Ken Jennings, Jeopardy! record holder for the most consecutive games played - winning 74 games in a row during the 2004-2005 season - netting more than $2.5 million; David Ferrucci, Principal Investigator of Watson DeepQA technology, IBM Research; and John E. Kelly III, IBM Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research.
IBM Green 500
Date added: 2010-07-02
IBM supercomputers are the most energy-efficient systems, with an average energy consumption of 200.6 megaflops per watt.
IBM Power 750
Date added: 2010-02-08
IBM Power 750