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The computer that mastered Go

Go is an ancient Chinese board game, often viewed as the game computers could never play. Now researchers from Google-owned company DeepMind have proven the naysayers wrong, creating an artificial intelligence - called AlphaGo – which has beaten a professional Go player for the first time. In this Nature Video, we go behind the scenes to learn about the game, the programme and what this means for the future of AI.

Read the paper: Mastering the game of Go with deep neural networks and tree search

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-00253-3

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