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Techmate: How AI rewrote the rules of chess

Does the human-like strategy of Google’s AlphaZero represent the dawn of flexible computers? Continue reading on Financial Times » Please follow and like us:0GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on mobile app development and […]

Alphazero’s real secret sauce is MCTS

Alphazero defeated Stockfish in a series of remarkable games marking, according to the common interpretation, a turning point where computer Chess will inevitably switch to deep learning based board evaluation. The deep learning centered interpretation has some truth to it, but I think it’s less than half the story. In […]

Is AlphaZero really a scientific breakthrough in AI?

As you may probably know, DeepMind has recently published a paper on AlphaZero [1], a system that learns by itself and is able to master games like chess or Shogi. Before getting into details, let me introduce myself. I am a researcher in the broad field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), specialized […]

Google’s ‘superhuman’ AlphaZero AI becomes one of the best chess players in the world

DeepMind’s AlphaZero AI defeats rival computer program Stockfish 8 after learning the game in just four hours AlphaZero, the game-playing AI created by Google-owned DeepMind, emerged victorious at chess against world-leading specialist software after having taught itself how to play the game in less than four hours. The firm’s DeepMind division says […]