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Emerging Technology Analysis: Natural-Language Question Answering

Published: 04 December 2014

ID: G00259809

Analyst(s): Anshul Gupta , Tuong Nguyen

Summary

Natural-language question answering will dramatically change human-computer interaction. This research guides market intelligence managers in how to approach this transformational technology being introduced into the mainstream by Apple Siri, Google Now, Microsoft Cortana and IBM Watson.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Technology Description
    • Factoids
    • Simple Extract Summarization
    • Focused Summarization
  • Technology Adoption
    • Factors That Will Drive Adoption
    • Factors That Will Inhibit Adoption
  • Technology Impact
    • Actions for the Next Six to 18 Months
  • References

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