Google backed AlphaGo’s big win: How AI is cracking an ancient Chinese game

Comments Written by Shruti Dhapola | Updated: March 14, 2016 11:12 am AlphaGo’s 3-1 victory in the game of Go against world human champion Lee Sedol is a big achievement for AI. In this photo, South Korean professional Go player Lee Sedol, right, drinks water after putting the first stone against Google’s artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo, as Google DeepMind’s lead programmer Aja Huang, left, sits during the Google DeepMind Challenge Match in Seoul, South Korea. (Source: AP) Google-owned DeepMind’s AlphaGo, a computer program has created  history. AlphaGo, which is a general Artificial Intelligence (AI) program, has now thrice beaten world champion Lee Sedol at the ancient Chinese game of Go. Lee managed to snatch one win in the five match series; the final game will be played on March 15.…


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