Human Go champion scores first win over Google machine after 3 losses

Last Modified: Sun, Mar 13 2016. 09 43 PM ISTWhen Lee made an unexpected move, AlphaGo responded with a move as if the program had a bug, indicating its lack of ability to deal with surprises Seoul: A champion Go player scored his first win over a Go-playing computer program on Sunday after losing three straight times in the ancient Chinese board game, saying he finally found weaknesses in the software. Lee Sedol’s victory over AlphaGo is a reminder that Google’s Go-playing program has room for improvement despite winning the first three matches in the best-of-five series and the $1 million prize, which will be donated to charity. The program—the first computer system to defeat a top Go player—was developed by Google DeepMind two years ago. “This one win is…


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