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Cognistx and Kroll:
AI-Enabled Data Breach Detection

MAy 30, 2018

"To effectively monitor the massive amounts of personal and corporate information available on the deep and dark web requires the help of artificial intelligence technology,” says Sanjay Chopra, CEO of Cognistx, an applied artificial intelligence (AI) company. “AI reduces the need for manual review and helps make sense of this diverse data source; it synthesizes critical information automatically to add business value,” he explains.

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Golf Industry Podcast: AI Applications for Golf Operators

JANUARY 22, 2018

Cognistx CEO Sanjay Chopra offers expert insight into Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications for the golf industry. Together they discuss recent advances in AI technology and why Business Intelligence (BI) is crucial for supporting AI applications. Sanjay also discusses how this technology has become affordable for golf operations and why AI can drive more pro shop, green fee, and restaurant sales.

Cognistx partners with Kroll Inc. to roll out AI-powered BINWatch

December 6, 2017

We are very excited to partner with Kroll Inc. – ITBN to provide #AIpowered BINWatch capability for banks to reduce credit card fraud. BINWatch monitors the Deep and Dark Web (DDW) for credit card numbers based on a specific bank’s BIN (Bank Identification Number) range. Our AI clustering provides added insights into the credit card data and these insights and exposed cards are reported to the Bank immediately.

Eric Nyberg leads 'Open Advancement of Question Answering: Beyond the Jeopardy! Challenge' at CMU

september 20, 2017

The development of IBM Watson and its success in the 2011 Jeopardy! Challenge led to a renewed emphasis on QA research and development, across a broad range of application domains and data sets. This talk presents an overview of the Open Advancement of Question Answering (OAQA) consortium and its recent contributions to QA research, including the development of QA for Bioinformatics (BioQA, QUADS, BioASQ), real-time QA for web users (LiveQA), and language technology for AI and Law (LUIMA). The presentation will also explore the rise of AI agents (Watson, Siri, Cortana, Alexa), their impact on public perceptions of AI, and implications for current and future research.

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AI startup moving to downtown Pittsburgh

august 18, 2017

An artificial intelligence startup whose clients include PPG, Monro Muffler Brake Inc. and the Pittsburgh Steelers is moving its headquarters from Gibsonia to downtown Pittsburgh on Monday.

Cognistx is setting up shop at 606 Liberty Ave., said CEO Sanjay Chopra. The office is focused on data science and product management, and the two-year-old company builds adaptive, multistrategy AI systems for clients in widespread industries. Cognistx employs seven locally and expects to add at least two posts in the next few months.

Nyberg's New Company Featured on Pittsburgh NPR Affiliate

JULY 16, 2016

Most social media users know the story: You're reading your newsfeed and open a new tab on your browser to do some shopping. The next time you log in to whatever social media platform you'd used, the advertisements miraculously relate directly to what you'd been shopping for. Coincidence? No way. Machine learning techniques are working way below the surface to determine what you're looking at and what deals apply to you.

Imagine if you could harness that technology so you'd receive a message when you were near a store offering just what you were looking for — from the perfect accessory to a discounted oil change.