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Accelerating Discovery with Cognitive—An Example Cognitive Application for Discovery: Watson for Drug Discovery

  • Scott SpanglerEmail author


Watson for Drug Discovery (WDD) is a cloud-based, end-to-end scalable platform that helps life science researchers discover new disease pathways, new drug targets, and additional drug indications. It ingests both structured and unstructured content from multiple internal and external heterogeneous sources. It then uses natural language processing and domain-specific ontologies to annotate this content so that the machine can read and understand the content more like the way a domain expert would.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IBMSan MartinUSA

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