IBM turned its Jeopardy winning AI into the COVID19 chatbot
In today’s topic, we are going to discuss IBM turned its Jeopardy winning AI into the COVID19 chatbot. IBM’s question-answering Watson A.I. is most famous for quiz show Jeopardy. Now, IBM has repurposed its famous creation to help government agencies, health care organizations, and academic institutions around the world cope with the massive overload of questions that citizens have about the COVID-19 pandemic. Watson chatbot into COVID-19 chatbot. In my previous topic, I had a talk about IBM Watson.
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A coronavirus focused version of the Watson A.I. has been called into service as a virtual agent in places including California, Georgia, New York, and Texas in the United States, as well as the Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, Spain and U.K. It is capable of answering locally relevant questions, ranging from those about coronavirus symptoms and testing specifics to queries on things like social distancing. These consistent and accurate responses can be provided to citizens via voice calls or text chat.
In this difficult situation, people are mostly asking about symptoms, testing, prevention, government regulations about social distancing, schools, exams, The technology itself is impressive. But just as impressive is the speed at which IBM was able to pull it together. The first COVID-19 Watson Assistant was developed by IBM’s Watson labs in Prague in the Czech Republic. After being raised as a possibility during a meeting with health ministers, a working version of the chatbot was launched less than a week later. In its first week, the Anezka chatbot assisted more than 50,000 citizens and became the most widely used chatbot in the Czech Republic.