The latest advance from DeepMind behaves in a very surprising way. Expect other AI systems to be just as odd.
An upgraded version of the game-playing AI teaches itself every trick in the Go book, using a new form of machine learning.
The Go-playing program teaches itself to replicate something very much like human intuition, an advance that promises far-reaching consequences.
This week’s series of thrilling games with the world’s best players, in the country where Go originated, has been the highest possible pinnacle for AlphaGo as a competitive program. For that reason, the Future of Go Summit is our final match event with AlphaGo. To mark the end of the event we wanted to give a special gift to fans of Go around the world, publishing a special set of 50 AlphaGo vs AlphaGo games, played at full length time controls, which we believe contain many new and interesting ideas and strategies for the Go community to explore.
It’s just over a year since Google’s DeepMind unit stunned the world when its AlphaGo AI beat Go legend Lee Se-dol 4-1 in a five-game match; the result demonstrated mastery of a feat that had…