IEEE Life Sciences sits down with Dr. Martin Kohn, Chief Medical Scientist, Care Delivery Systems and IBM Researcher. Dr. Kohn discusses the progression that the IBM Watson project has been making in the field of medical applications. Watson is a DeepQA machine developed by IBM that is able to analyze a question and develop answer as similar to human communication as ever before. By teaching Watson how to evaluate medical situations, this technology will be able to change the biomedical field as we know it today.
Interview with Dr. Martin Kohn, Chief Medical Scientist, Care Delivery Systems and IBM Researcher, on the progress of medical applications in the IBM Watson Project.