Google AI to play live Go match against world champion

Google AI to play live Go match against world champion 5 February 2016 From the section Technology Image caption Demis Hassabis is head of Google’s DeepMind artificial intelligence division Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) software will go head-to-head with the world’s highest ranked Go player Lee Sedol, the firm has said.It comes a week after the search giant announced that AlphaGo had beaten French Go champion Fan Hui.That was seen as a pivotal moment for AI, similar to IBM’s Deep Blue beating Garry Kasparov at chess. Media captionA brief guide to GoThe match will take place in Seoul, South Korea, and will be live-streamed via YouTube.Demis Hassabis, head of Google’s DeepMind lab, announced the news in a tweet. Image copyright @demishassabis Mr Sedol said in a statement that although AlphaGo appeared…


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