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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY

Cognitive computing: From theory to ubiquity

Tim Estes (Digital Reasoning)
4:35pm–5:15pm Thursday, 10/01/2015
Location: 1 E6 / 1 E7
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)

Cognitive computing has made the transition from a theoretical technology into one that is having a transformative impact on business and our daily lives. In this session, Tim Estes, CEO and founder of Digital Reasoning, will explore how key enabling technologies, such as artificial intelligence and natural language processing, have made this possible. He will go on to describe how public and private organizations are applying cognitive computing to uncover hidden insights, fight human trafficking, and discover financial and medical risks concealed within big data. Tim will reveal the latest research from Digital Reasoning that is pushing the boundaries of language understanding through Deep Learning before concluding with a look at cognitive computing solutions that are on the horizon. Discover which capabilities will be imperative for companies to survive and thrive in a data-driven future where cognitive computing will be ubiquitous. You can meet the Digital Reasoning team and see Synthesys in action at booth #665 in the Exhibit Hall.

This session is sponsored by Digital Reasoning

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Tim Estes

Digital Reasoning

Tim Estes is the founder and CEO of Digital Reasoning. Tim first began applying AI to major human challenges in the shadow of 9/11. Technology developed by his firm was used to help United States defense in the fight against terrorism and in the field in Afghanistan. He is a leading influencer, advocate, and speaker for the use of technology and analytics to achieve social good in industry, government, healthcare, and academia. His guiding mission is to create technology that learns and gets smarter, with the goal of helping humans see the world more clearly so they can solve the world’s toughest problems. Tim holds a BA in philosophy from the University of Virginia, where he focused on the philosophy of language, mathematical logic, semiotics, epistemology, and phenomenology.