AlphaGO Zero learns on its own

Posted on 2017-10-19 in misc • Tagged with Google, AlphaGo, Zero, Deep Learning, Machine Learning • 1 min read

The news dropped that Google's new implementation of AlphaGo, called AlphaGO Zero, was able to learn completely on its own. No training set was first used, rather it built it's own training set as it played against the older AlphaGO.

Earlier versions of AlphaGo were taught to play the game …

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Where Computers Defeat Us and Where They Don't

Posted on 2016-03-23 in misc • Tagged with Go, AlphaGo, AI, Deep Learning • 1 min read

After AlphaGo won 4 to 1 against Lee Sedol, the world is a buzz with excitement and fear of AI. Although we're still a long way from the "rise of the machines," but we are getting closer.

AlphaGo does use simulations and traditional search algorithms to help it decide on …

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AlphaGo vs Lee Sedol

Posted on 2016-03-14 in misc • Tagged with Go, Weiqi, AlphaGo, Deep Learning, AI • 1 min read

Lots of great videos on YouTube of the match between AlphaGo and Lee Sedol. I consider these historic because this level of AI is almost humanlike in its thinking of playing the game. Wikipedia has a great summary of the first 4 games. It's AlphaGo 3 wins, Lee 1 win …

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