Human champion certain he’ll beat AI at ancient Chinese game

By Associated Press Published: 11:38, 22 February 2016 | Updated: 11:38, 22 February 2016 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The world champion of the ancient Chinese board game Go, South Korean Lee Sedol, expects to will prevail in a match with Google’s computer program AlphaGo next month, but he’s not so sure he would be able to do it a year later.For now, Lee is predicting a 5-0 or 4-1 victory in his favor.AlphaGo defeated a professional Go player for the first time in October, something that experts had predicted would take a decade. The match, described in a paper released in the journal Nature last month, marked a significant advance for development of artificial intelligence. South Korean Lee Sedol, the world champion of the ancient Chinese board game Go,…


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