Game over for human Go master | Bangkok Post: news

Lee Sedol places his first stone in his third game of Go on Saturday against the artificial intelligence program AlphaGo in Seoul. (Reuters Photo) Related search Artificial intelligence SEOUL — A Google-developed computer program took an unassailable 3-0 lead in its match-up with a South Korean Go grandmaster on Saturday — marking a major breakthrough for a new style of “intuitive” artificial intelligence (AI). The program, AlphaGo, secured victory in the five-match series with its third consecutive win over Lee Se-Dol — one the ancient game’s greatest modern players with 18 international titles to his name. Lee, who has topped the world ranking for much of the past decade and confidently predicted an easy victory when accepting the AlphaGo challenge, now finds himself fighting to avoid a whitewash in the…


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