Introduction to IBM Watson
With the public release of its cognitive technologies, IBM Watson now provides journalists, academics, students, and small organizations with access to advanced computational techniques that have never been available to them before.

On April 13 and 14, the Parsons Institute for Information Mapping will host a lecture/demonstration and two hands-on workshops that will introduce you to the Watson technologies and show you how to use them in your own work. These include machine learning, natural language processing, image recognition, concept analysis, relationship extraction, personality and tone analysis, real-time news data tools, speech tools, and more.

The sessions will be led by IBM Watson Group Academic Engagement Specialist Armen Pischdotchian.

These events are free, although space is limited and will be assigned on a first-come, first served basis with priority given to members of The New School community.

Please RSVP using the form below.

Please contact us with any questions you may have:

All events will take place at:
The New School University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003
(see below for room numbers)

Introduction to the IBM Watson Services
(open to all)
Wed, April 13, 1:00-2:30pm, Room UL105 (lower-level)
You are strongly encouraged to attend this introduction if you will be participating in either of the workshops.

SOLD OUT: Workshop No. 1: Build a face recognition app
(beginner coding skills required)
Wed, April 13, 3:30-5:30pm, Room UL105 (lower-level)

SOLD OUT: Workshop No. 2: Build a help/concierge app using Dialog and Natural Language Classifier
(intermediate coding skills required)
Thurs, April 14, 1:00-4:30pm, Room UL102 (lower-level)

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SOLD OUT -- Workshop No. 1: Face Recognition (Wed, 4/13, 3:30-5:30pm)
SOLD OUT - Workshop No. 2: Dialog & Natural Language Classifier (Thurs, 4/14, 1:00-4:30pm)
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