Category Archives: Human-Machine Interaction

CP-2019 Workshop on Progress Towards the Holy Grail

In 1997 in the paper “In Pursuit of the Holy Grail” Prof. Gene Freuder proposed that Constraint Programming was well-positioned to pursue the Holy Grail of computer science: the user simply states the problem and the computer solves it.  Twenty … Continue reading

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Beyond Chatbots: Hyper-Personalized, Intelligent Assistants

Peter Voss, CEO at Aigo.ai, published the article with this name in Forbes: “Recent years have seen a proliferation of chatbots and so called ‘personal assistants.’ These supposedly serve both the convenience of the user.. However, these bots often realize poor … Continue reading

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Everyone is supposed to be able to read and write code?

This article states: Coding is becoming an essential requirement for virtually every employee in a corporate environment. In an interview on LinkedIn, the former CEO of General Electric, Jeff Immelt, put it this way: “If you are joining the company in … Continue reading

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Alexa for Insurers

Alexa, Amazon’s virtual assistant that powers Amazon’s Echo, is a tool insurance companies are using to leverage voice recognition and increase their value to their customers. Liberty Mutual offers its customers the option to use Alexa to get an auto … Continue reading

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Dynamic Questionnaires from Sparkling Logic

Sparkling Logic introduces Dynamic Questionnaires (DQs) for web applications that collect information for making near real-time decisions based on user responses and business policies. Learn more about the latest Sparkling Logic’s release and register for the upcoming webinar.

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Google Announced a new Speech Recognizer

Google has announced the rollout of an end-to-end, all-neural, on-device speech recognizer based on the latest machine learning capabilities. “Our new all-neural, on-device Gboard speech recognizer is initially being launched to all Pixel phones in American English only. Given the … Continue reading

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eBay’s Platform is Powered by AI

“Artificial intelligence touches every experience within eBay. It is woven into all aspects of the eBay marketplace, anticipating the needs and wants of buyers and sellers, inspiring shoppers on the hunt for something special, empowering entrepreneurs looking to grow their … Continue reading

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