Name: Matthieu Simeoni Location: IBM Research – Zurich Nationality: French Focus: Big Data Analytics In 2012, IBM and ASTRON, The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, embarked on an ambitious project they named DOME to research extremely fast, but low-power exascale computer systems targeted for the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope. Due to the petabytes […]
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria – or, superbugs – are a growing threat. And MRSA is one of the worst. Learn more about Ninja Polymers in the infographic here, and share individual story sections by clicking on the embed icon in the upper right-hand corner of each module.
The average scientific paper is, well, long. And a new one is published every 30 seconds. Even the world’s best speed readers can’t keep up. Thanks to the IBM Watson and IBM Research-Almaden teams, as well as partners like the Baylor College of Medicine, Watson Discovery Advisor can do all that page turning – learning […]
Watson knows the definition of “brake” – the device that stops something; or the act of stopping something. But what about the hundreds of ways that the car-driving public describes problems with their brakes to a mechanic? The brakes might “squeal,” or “judder.” Or maybe they’re “soft.” All of those descriptors could indicate a different […]
Missed the third annual BM Cognitive Colloquium? No sweat, take a peek here for the executive summary.
Dr.Aya Soffer By Dr. Aya Soffer, Director Cognitive Analytics at IBM Research For this year’s IBM Insight conference, I was privileged to organize a day dedicated to Research. The sessions and demos represent the innovation across our worldwide labs that fuel the Insight Economy driven by cognitive computing. Attending Insight? The IBM Research @ Insight […]
Dublin has one of the most advanced intelligent traffic systems in Europe. The city is full of sensors at its intersections (induction loops counting cars, remotely controlled traffic lights, and traffic cameras) and on its bus fleet equipped with on-board satellite positioning units, all streaming data in real-time. Now, it is turning to crowdsourcing. The […]
As part of our IBM Research Q&A series we sat down with Shu-Jen Han to talk about carbon nanotubes and reducing resistance down to 9nm. How are silicon and carbon similar when it comes to transistors? Let’s start with carbon because it has so many different allotropes, from carbon nanotubes, graphene to diamonds. But diamonds, […]
Analyzing cloud and car movement for a perfect solar forecast The 3,000 km World Solar Challenge route runs north to south through the Australian outback, from Darwin to Adelaide. That means the critical component in the race – the sun – will slowly arc over the cars’ panels from left to right. The sun’s position, […]
IBM Research solar camera watches for, predicts solar energy The best solar panel only converts about 20 percent of the sun’s rays hitting its surface into usable electricity. On a perfect day at sea level, that panel could generate approximately 200 watts of electricity per square meter. Introduce clouds, shade from trees, or dust in […]