Lee Sedol vs. AlphaGo: After Three Straight Losses, Korean Champion Strikes Back With Maiden …

After losing three straight matches, Korean Go world champion Lee Sedol finally broke through Sunday, securing his maiden victory in the fourth match of the five-game series against AlphaGo — the program developed by researchers at Google’s DeepMind division. The victory proves that the computer program, whose development is being hailed as a breakthrough in the field of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), is not invincible and that it may still take some time to master the ancient Chinese board game. Lee Sedol wins game 4!!! Congratulations! He was too good for us today and pressured #AlphaGo into a mistake that it couldn’t recover from — Demis Hassabis (@demishassabis) March 13, 2016 According to tweets by DeepMind’s co-founder Demis Hassabis, the program, which learnt to play Go by watching millions…


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