Teaching Computers How to Learn

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Teaching Computers How to Learn

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Posted November 9, 2016 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal




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In her article, Karolina Marzantowicz explores how computers learn. It turns out that teaching a cognitive application is rather like mentoring a new associate: setting tests, offering hints, and doling out lots of ­reinforcement as the application learns more and provides better answers. She discusses some of the different techniques required for acquiring basic knowledge, for learning a natural language, and for learning to make sense of images.