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Re: Jeapardy's top 2 Champs to face IBM supercomputer tonight
Originally Posted by Nikolai
I said the same thing to my wife last night. Real World has a great point, though. That's part of the man vs. machine contest.
I'm just wondering how it works -- also curious how/when it gets the question.
For ex, on the buzzer, there's inherently a delay in the physical operation of pushing the buzzer, unless they've hooked up a mechanism to do the same when signalled by the computer (which would be more fair).
And when is the question delivered to the computer for it to begin processing -- is it word for word or all at once?
I'm just curious about the logistics of how some of this is working.
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