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A Carnegie Mellon system designed to rapidly answer questions — even some seemingly off the wall — posed to the Yahoo! Answers website received the highest score by far in the LiveQA evaluation track at the Text Retrieval Conference (TREC 2015)."This is the question answering that really matters to people," said LTI Professor and MCDS Director Eric Nyberg, who heads  the Open Advancement...

LTI Professor and MCDS Director Eric Nyberg has joined forces with Deloitte University Press on the launch of its new massive open online course (MOOC) "Cognitive Technologies: The Real Opportunities for Business." Nyberg serves as a knowledge expert and contributor for the course, which examines artificial intelligence and its impact on businesses across industries."AI aims to make machines...

The MCDS program welcomed its newest member earlier this summer when student Asher Cohen and his wife, Lina, celebrated the birth of their daughter, Netta Pasvolsky-Cohen. Born on July 28, Netta is the first baby for any MCDS student or alumni. To celebrate, the program's administrators ordered a pink MCDS onesie that will inspire sweet dreams of her future in data science.