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Cognitive Building Management: Increasing Efficiency and Performance

A cognitive building is not just a passive shelter,  but an active monitor of the human activity within them. Buildings are the number one contributor to CO2 emissions. Worldwide, buildings consume 42% of all electricity, up to 50% of which is wasted. In addition to their impact on the environment, buildings are complex and expensive […]

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The Predictive Power of Cognitive Computing

There are many limits to traditional analytics—problems need to be predefined, there’s no capacity for handling ambiguity, semantics for structured and unstructured data must be known, and interaction with the end user is through formal digital means. Cognitive computing however opens up possibilities where machines can learn new problem domain, reason through hypotheses, resolve ambiguity, […]

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