Google’s Artificial Intelligence Program Defeats World Champion Go Player To Win Tournament

AlphaGo dominated its way to a 4-1 victory, leaving no doubts that Google’s AI capabilities are superior.(Photo : DeepMind) It wasn’t even close. After months of being billed as the match of the century, Google’s artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo, scored a 4-1 rout of South Korean world Go champion Lee Sedol to officially win the best-of-five series tournament Tuesday, as reported by the New York Times. Consider this another stripe for AlphaGo, which was able to prove how sophisticated Google’s AI software really is, to the point where it could quite easily outthink a human master of the game. “It made me question human creativity. When I saw AlphaGo’s moves, I wondered whether the Go moves I have known were the right ones,” Sedol said during a news conference following the…


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