The purpose of cognitive processing is to semantically understand it.
The cognitive center gives meaning to the query and all the content in its corpus and uses its own judgement combined with its understanding of the user to fulfill the request.
Neil: Fetch, I need an analysis of the recent supreme court ruling on same sex marriage When the conversation starts, Fetch bot has to determine the intent of the user.
In this case, it determines that we're doing a legal query based on “supreme court ruling”.
The cognitive center has processed the request and sends back its recommendation along with a description of its reasoning to the user.
This is important because it builds a trust relationship between the bot and the user.
However, it proactively returns a Wikipedia article because it is definitely about same sex marriage and has a higher level of analysis.
Its natural back and forth process and can be powerful when done correctly.Here the bot tells the user that it was able to fulfill the request but that the most relevant result is not necessarily the most analytical.