Artificial Intelligence AlphaGo stunned experts won at toughest game ever

An artificial intelligence called AlphaGo stunned experts when it won against a grand master five consecutive times in the toughest game in the world. The ancient Chinese board game, called ‘GO’ (围棋), which is more than 2,500 years old, is considerably tougher than chess because there are so many more ways – 10 to the power of 170 to be precise – that a match can play out. GO is known as Wei Qi in China. AlphaGo, an artificial intelligence created by Google DeepMind, a British artificial intelligence company (DeepMind Technologies) that was acquired by Google in 2014, beat a GO human grand master 5 games to nil. According to the American GO Association: “GO is an ancient board game which takes simple elements: line and circle, black and white,…


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