Google’s Artificial Intelligence System to Take on ‘Go’ Champion Live for M Prize

Google’s artificial intelligence system is set to take on the world champion of “Go” — a game with trillions of possible moves — in a live showdown that will be streamed on YouTube.The search engine giant’s AlphaGo computer program already swept the European champion of Go, a complex game with trillions of possible moves, in a five-game series, according Demis Hassabis, head of Google’s machine learning, who announced the feat last month in a blog post that coincided with an article in the journal Nature.Hassabis revealed the plan for the YouTube Go championship, which will pit Google’s computer against champion Lee Sedol in a best-of-five tournament taking place March 9 through 15 in South Korea.While computers can now compete at the grand master level in chess, teaching a machine to…


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