Facebook researching AI to beat humans at board games

Infrastructure CBR Staff Writer 12:04, November 4 2015 News: Company using deep learning technology to design the system. Facebook is trying to beat humans at strategy board game ‘Go’ through artificial intelligence called deep learning. Go has a 19-by-19 grid where players place black or white stones at the intersection of two lines. Though the game is similar to chess or checkers, the number of possible moves is more despite the simple rules. Figuring out a particular move is far more complicated when compared to the other two games. It is considered to be difficult to design a system that is capable of looking far into the future to properly assess a good play in the way humans can in the game of Go. Facebook is not taking up the…


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