Sarabeth Jaffe, a freshman computer science major at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, poses next to the supercomputer Watson at the Computational Center for Nanotechnology Innovations on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in Troy, N.Y. Watson, the question-answering supercomputer best known for beating human champions on "Jeopardy!,” is going to college. IBM is announcing Wednesday that it will provide a Watson system to RPI, the first time a version of the computer is being sent to a university. The avatar on the computer screen represented Watson on "Jeopardy!.” (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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Sarabeth Jaffe, a freshman computer science major at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, poses next  to the supercomputer Watson at the Computational Center for Nanotechnology Innovations on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in Troy, N.Y. Watson, the question-answering supercomputer best known for beating human champions on "Jeopardy!,” is going to college. IBM is announcing Wednesday that it will provide a Watson system to RPI, the first time a version of the computer is being sent to a university. The avatar on the computer screen represented Watson on "Jeopardy!.” (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
Sarabeth Jaffe, a freshman computer science major at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, poses next to the supercomputer Watson at the Computational Center for Nanotechnology Innovations on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in Troy, N.Y. Watson, the question-answering supercomputer best known for beating human champions on "Jeopardy!,” is going to college. IBM is announcing Wednesday that it will provide a Watson system to RPI, the first time a version of the computer is being sent to a university. The avatar on the computer screen represented Watson on "Jeopardy!.” (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
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