AlphaGo

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AlphaGo

The Proof Is in the Network

OpenAI’s Generative Pre-Trained Transformer (GPT) architecture has created coherent essays, images, and code. Now it generates mathematical proofs as well.
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Different chess moves
AlphaGo

Chess: The Next Move

AI has humbled human chess masters. Now it’s helping them take the game to the next level. DeepMind and retired chess champion Vladimir Kramnik trained AlphaZero, a reinforcement learning model that bested human experts in chess, Go, and Shogi, to play-test changes in the rules.
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Maze action video game Pac-Man
AlphaGo

Two-Way Winner

AlphaGo Zero demonstrates superhuman performance playing Go, chess, and shogi. Models like R2D2 do the same playing classic Atari titles. A new approach to deep reinforcement learning is the first to achieve state-of-the-art results playing both board and video games.
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AlphaGo playing Go with Lee Sedol
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Is AI Making Mastery Obsolete?

Is there any reason to continue playing games that AI has mastered? Ask the former champions who have been toppled by machines.
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GO match: AlphaGo vs. Lee Sedol
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DeepMind Results Raise Questions

Alphabet subsidiary DeepMind lost $572 million in the past year, and its losses over the last three years amounted to more than $1 billion. AI contrarian Gary Marcus used the news as an opportunity to question the direction of AI as an industry.
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