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Go, Games, Strategy and Life: The Big Picture

Radim Řehůřek Go, Machine Learning 8 Comments

Everyone and their dog have shared their opinion on the recent Google AlphaGo commotion of AI beating Fan Hui, a pro player, and its upcoming match against Lee Sedol. As an avid Go player, as well as a machine learning practitioner with a long history of programming game AIs, I have a different perspective on what AlphaGo’s victories ultimately mean …