Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Northwestern faculty, students plan to improve ‘TweetCast’ ballot prediction app

October 20, 2016

Solely based on tweets, an application developed by Northwestern professors and students is reported to predict people’s voting preferences with an 80 percent accuracy. TweetCast is an online program...

Watson’s computer servers stand at IBM. McCormick students have the opportunity to use Watson and build their own applications.

McCormick course uses computer system made famous on ‘Jeopardy!’

September 30, 2014

Northwestern students will be able to use and build upon IBM’s prized Watson system through a course offered this fall. Along with seven other universities, NU has received cloud access to Watson,...

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