Facebook’s AI is ‘getting close’ to beating humans at Go

Facebook Facebook has taught its artificial intelligence how to beat humans at the Chinese board game Go.  The AI isn’t quite at the stage where it is able to beat humans at the game, which sees players try to capture more territory than their opponent, but Facebook said it was “getting close”. “In the past six months we’ve built an AI that can make moves in as fast as 0.1 seconds and still be as good as previous systems that took years to build,” wrote CEO Mark Zuckerberg. He added that Facebook’s approach to tackling the game involved a “search-based approach that models every possible move” along with a system that matches patterns of movements. AI researchers have tried to compete with humans at the game for the last 20…


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