Google’s Artificial Intelligence Software To Play Live Go Match Against World Champion

The company’s AlphaGo AI software will face world Go champion Lee Sedol next month in a series of matches that will be livestreamed on YouTube from South Korea.(Photo : BBC) Google’s artificial intelligence software is about to be put up to a real test. BBC News is reporting that the company’s AI software AlphaGo will play a one-on-one match with Lee Sedol, the world’s No. 1-ranked Go player. What’s Go? A game that dates back to ancient China, using black and white stones on a grid and a bit more intricate than chess. The news comes one week after Google announced that its AlphaGo AI software defeated French Go champion Fan Hui, so it has momentum on its side. BBC compared that victory with IBM’s Deep Blue program edging chess…


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