Thomas J Watson Research Center

Articles related to people and projects from the Thomas J Watson Research Centers in Yorktown Heights, NY and Cambridge, MA.

IBM Research Contributes to z15 Launch with Hybrid Cloud, Security Breakthroughs

Today, IBM is launching the new z15 mainframe, the culmination of four years of collaborative development company-wide, with a focus on meeting crucial customer data security and privacy needs across hybrid multicloud environments. To build this ground-breaking new system to meet these client demands, IBM Research partnered with IBM Systems to help develop a new […]

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Helping to Untangle Cancer Drug Resistance with Data

Why do targeted cancer therapies often fail? We have acquired so much more understanding about cancer in the last fifty years than in the last five thousand years. Approaches to patient treatments have dramatically changed, and statistics show significant improvement in patient response and outcomes to therapy in the last half a century [1]. Yet […]

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Distributed Software-Defined Networking Control by Deep Reinforcement Learning for 5G and Beyond

IEEE ICC 2019 “Best Paper” details novel deep reinforcement learning approach to maximize overall performance of Software-Defined Networking that supports 5G.

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Text2Scene: Generating Compositional Scenes from Textual Descriptions

At CVPR 2019, IBM researchers introduce techniques to interpret visually descriptive language to generate compositional scene representations from textual descriptions.

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Overcoming Challenges In Automated Image Captioning

At CVPR 2019, IBM researchers introduce an improved method to bridge the semantic gap between visual scenes and language to produce diverse, creative and human-like captions.

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Noise Amplification Squeezes More Computational Accuracy From Today’s Quantum Processors

Quantum computers are extremely susceptible to “noise” from their environment – which leads to errors in the computation.

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Cramming More Power Into a Quantum Device

To achieve Quantum Advantage in the 2020s, we need to at least double Quantum Volume every year.

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The IBM Q Network: Organizations Collaborate on Quantum Goals

Since launching its Q Network initiative in 2017, IBM Research has been working with Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, research labs and startups worldwide to advance quantum computing technology for commercial use.

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GraphQL API Management

GraphQL is an increasingly popular technology for building developer-friendly, flexible to use, and easily extensible APIs.

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Using AI to Develop New Flavor Experiences

McCormick & Company and IBM Research have created an AI system to help product developers more efficiently and effectively create new flavor experiences.

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IBM Marks More Than a Quarter Century of Patent Leadership with Record Year

IFI CLAIMS Patent Services today announced that for the 26th year, IBM is the top recipient of U.S. patents – a record 9,100, including more than 3,000 patents related to work in artificial intelligence, cloud and quantum computing. Our work in these areas, and others, began long before there were practical enterprise uses for the […]

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