Using Semantic Technology and Machine Learning for Consumer Advice: Retrevo

With all the publicity over IBM’s Watson, there has been a lot of discussion about how far computers can go to “replace” people. Of course, I think that is not really the question to ask. It should rather be conceived as how computers can complement people. This complementary nature is also the perspective held by Dr. Aditya Vailaya, Chief Scientist for Retrevo.com. He has a PhD in Computer Science with a specialization in Machine Learning and Statistical Pattern Recognition, as well as significant experience with business applications of this technology.  We recently discussed the role of computers and people in handling complex topics that require some level of both learning and semantic analysis... Click Here to read more.