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Re: [ontolog-forum] IBM's Watson slow to convert knowledge into dollars

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From: Jack Park <jackpark@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2014 13:15:16 -0800
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http://www.fiercehealthit.com/story/ibms-watson-slow-convert-knowledge-dollars-and-cents/2014-01-08
and the WSJ article is behind a paywall at
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304887104579306881917668654    (01)

On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 12:54 PM, Rich Cooper
<rich@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From a FierceIT newsletter, within Fair Use Doctrine:
>
>
>
> "At the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, for instance, a
> project centered on improving leukemia treatment through medical literature
> mining was described as being "in a ditch" early last year by one IBM
> executive. According to WSJ, doctors at the Houston-based facility and IBM
> engineers did not understand each other's needs, and initially only
> collaborated in person sporadically."
>
>
>
> I canít send more, but you can subscribe to their enewsletters (they have a
> lot of them; choose a few) to get the whole magilla.
>
>
>
> The point I see is that the prediction of 1980ís by Randy Jensen is
> asserting itself.  Physicians, computer scientists and engineers donít
> intercommunicate particularly well.  Even the vocabularies they use differ
> dramatically due to their distinct contexts of use.
>
>
>
> So even defining the requirements for ontology based software products will
> be new to all participants, and therefore full of risks.  It would be useful
> for this forum to have those kinds of feedback, so if you see relevant info,
> please post it for the rest of us.
>
>
>
> -Rich
>
>
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Rich Cooper
>
> EnglishLogicKernel.com
>
> Rich AT EnglishLogicKernel DOT com
>
> 9 4 9 \ 5 2 5 - 5 7 1 2
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>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ontolog-forum-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:ontolog-forum-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John McClure
> Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2014 11:18 AM
> To: [ontolog-forum]
> Subject: Re: [ontolog-forum] Fwd: Joint "Rules-Reasoning-LP" and
> "Ontology-based Standards" mini-series session - Thu 2014.01.09
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> i'll trybut i have a 9am call so will be late
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> On 1/8/2014 11:16 AM, Peter Yim wrote:
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>> .
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>> Re: http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2014_01_09
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>> = REMINDER =    (02)
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>> This is the final reminder that the Joint RulesReasoningLP and
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>> OntologyBasedStandards mini-series session on "Rule Standards:
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>> CommonLogic, RuleML, and RIF" is
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>> coming up tomorrow (Thursday, Jan 9, 2014.)
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>> RSVP now, if you haven't already!  (... see details below)
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>> * Date: Thursday, 9-Jan-2014
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>> * Start Time: 9:30am PST / 12:30pm EST / 6:30pm CET / 17:30 GMT/UTC
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>>    ref: World Clock -
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>http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?month=1&day=9&year=2014&hour=9&min=30&sec=0&p1=224
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>> * Expected Call Duration: ~2.0 hours
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>> * Dial-in:
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>> ** Phone (US): +1 (206) 402-0100 ... Conference ID: 141184# , or
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>> ** Skype: call skypeID: "joinconference"
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>>     ... when prompted enter Conference ID: 141184#
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>> Just point your browser to the session page:
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>> http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2014_01_09
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>> when you are about to connect into the session. Details will be there
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>> at the top of the page. Please try dialing-in a few minutes before the
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>> scheduled start-time, as we have a very full program planned for this
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>> session.
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>> Talk to you all tomorrow! =ppy
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>> For the Session Co-chairs
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>> Harold Boley, Mike Dean & Adrian Paschke
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>> ... along with other co-champions of
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>> the RulesReasoningLP mini-series
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>> and the OntologyBasedStandards mini-series
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>> --
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>> ---------- original message ----------
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>> From: Peter Yim <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
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>> Date: Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 1:41 PM
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>> Subject: Joint "Rules-Reasoning-LP" and "Ontology-based Standards"
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>> mini-series session - Thu 2014.01.09
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>> To: "[ontolog-invitation]" <ontolog-invitation@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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>> Re: http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2014_01_09
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>> Dear All,
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>> Happy New Year, Everyone!
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>> REMINDER: please note that our virtual session on "Rule Standards:
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>> Common Logic, RuleML, and RIF" is coming up this Thursday, Jan 9,
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>> 2014.
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>> Responding to an earlier proposal made during community planning, we
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>> are now featuring the session as a Joint "Rules-Reasoning-LP" and
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>> "Ontology-based Standards" mini-series session (to be referred to,
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>> respectively, as RulesReasoningLP session-05 & OntologyBasedStandards
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>> session-07.) Those in the community who are following either of these
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>> two series' or are interested in the intersection of these two
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>> subjects should definitely not want to miss the event. ... RSVP if you
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>> heaven't already (ref. details below.)
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>> Regards. =ppy
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>> For the Session Co-chairs
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>> Harold Boley, Mike Dean & Adrian Paschke
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>>
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>> ... along with other co-champions of
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>> the RulesReasoningLP mini-series
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>> and the OntologyBasedStandards mini-series
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>> p.s. see more details on these two  mini-series at:
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>> http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?RulesReasoningLP and
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>> http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OntologyBasedStandards
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>> where you will find links to the full proceedings to previous sessions
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>> of these  series' at their respective session pages.
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>> --
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>> ---------- original message ----------
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>> From: Peter Yim <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
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>> Date: Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 2:20 PM
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>> Subject: "Rules-Reasoning-LP" mini-series session-05 - Thu 2014.01.09
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>> To: "[ontolog-invitation]" <ontolog-invitation@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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>> .
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>> Re: http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2014_01_09
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>> Dear All,
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>> After four information-rich and well attended sessions of the
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>> "Ontology, Rules, and Logic Programming for Reasoning and
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>> Applications" (dubbed: "RulesReasoningLP") mini-series, we are pleased
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>> to announce session-05: "Rule Standards: Common Logic, RuleML, and
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>> RIF" which will be held on Thursday, 9-Jan-2014. You are cordially
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>> invited to join us ... RSVP Now (details below)!
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>> * Date: Thursday, 9-Jan-2014
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>> * Start Time: 9:30am PST / 12:30pm EST / 6:30pm CET / 17:30 GMT/UTC
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>> ** ref: World Clock -
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>> 
>http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?month=1&day=9&year=2014&hour=9&min=30&sec=0&p1=224
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>> * Expected Call Duration: ~2.0 hours
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>> *Register your attendance* by emailing <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> off-line
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>> or register yourself directly to the wiki session page. Please specify
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>> the date or name of the session(s) you are registering for (your
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>> affiliation too, if you are not already a member of the community.)
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>> = RulesReasoningLP: mini-series session-05 - Thu 2014.01.09 =
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>> Topic: Rule Standards: Common Logic, RuleML, and RIF
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>> Session Co-chairs:
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>> - Professor Harold Boley (U of New Brunswick),
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>> - Mr. Mike Dean (Raytheon BBN Technologies) &
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>> - Professor Adrian Paschke (Freie Universitat Berlin)
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>> Panelists / Briefings:
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>> * Professor Michael Gruninger (IAOA; U of Toronto)
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>>     - "Common Logic Second Edition"
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>> * Professor Adrian Paschke (RuleML; Freie Universitat Berlin)
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>>     - "The RuleML Perspective on Deliberation-Reaction Standards"
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>> * Professor Michael Kifer (W3C/RIF; Stony Brook University)
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>>     - "The Rule Interchange Format and Its Dialects"
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>> This is the 5th session of the RulesReasoningLP mini-series - a series
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>> of virtual panel sessions, and the associated online discourse,
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>> co-championed by some members of the Ontolog community who value the
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>> importance of the subject matter and would want to bring together
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>> those who are knowledgeable or interested into a dialog. The
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>> mini-series program will cover the topics that encapsulates the
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>> ontology-driven applications that will generally fall under "Ontology,
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>> Rules, and Logic Programming for Reasoning and Applications." We will
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>> focus of this session is on standards for rule languages.. See details
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>> on the session page at:
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>> http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2014_01_09
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>> This session, like all Ontolog virtual events, are open and free of
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>> charge. Anyone who is interested, or (better still) who may have
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>> something to contribute, is welcome. Please refer to event details on
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>> the session pages, to which the hyperlink is given above, where you
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>> will find session agenda, conference call dial-in, slides and other
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>> pertinent information. Feel free to pass this invitation along to
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>> colleagues who may also find these sessions to be of interest.
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>> *RSVP* by emailing Peter Yim at <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> offline (or add
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>> yourself directly to the session page if you are already an Ontolog
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>> community member) so that we can prepare enough resources to support
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>> everyone. [Please state clearly the date of the session you are
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>> registering for in your email; your affiliation too, if you are not a
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>> community member.]
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>> These sessions will be recorded and made available in a publicly
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>> accessible archive. Therefore, before participating, please make sure
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>> you are cognizant of our IPR policy (ref:
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>> http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?WikiHomePage#nid32).
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>> Regards. =ppy
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>> For the Session Co-chairs
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>> Harold Boley, Mike Dean & Adrian Paschke
>
>>
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>> ... along with other co-champions of
>
>> the RulesReasoningLP mini-series
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>> p.s. see more details on the mini-series at:
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>> http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?RulesReasoningLP where you
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>> will find links to the full proceedings for previous sessions of this
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>> series at their respective session pages.
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>> --
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