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Virtual Assistant Re-ups

Posted February 07, 2014 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

No, it's not Clippy - Microsoft's infamous virtual assistant, now retired - that will help the U.S. military do its duty. This virtual assistant, which can 'learn in the wild' will be sorting and prioritizing e-mails, scheduling meetings, and similar bureaucratic tasks. The $150 million DARPA-funded project that began as CALO (Cognitive Assistant that Learns and Organizes) in 2003 just ended in July. For additional information, read this CALO overview.


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