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Innovate  – Collaborate  – Discover
O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention

July 17-20, 2000 in Monterey, California
Hornbill

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The Open Mind Initiative:Extending Open Source for Collecting Data from Non-Experts for 'Intelligent
Speaker: David G. Stork
Track: Bonus Business
Date: 07/20/2000
Time: 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Location: Bonzai II-III

The Open Mind Initiative is an internet-based collaborative framework for developing "intelligent" software such as speech recognizers, optical character readers, common sense databases, and natural language systems. Open Mind extends traditional open source methodology to allow and encourage non-expert 'netizens' to contribute the training data needed for the development of such software. Thus, while roughly 50,000 experts have contributed code to Linux, Open Mind allows 100,000,000 or more non-expert netizens to contribute training data. We'll explore the key trends and opportunities leading to the Initiative, as well as the status of its current component projects.


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