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A New Benchmark For Artificial Intelligence

Go board

Go board showing a sample of how the Fuego software calculates board positions using Monte Carlo Tree Search. The size of the black or white square on each point indicates the percentage of how often that point belongs to each player at the end of a round

Credit: Martin Mller / University of Alberta

Computers are unable to defeat the world's best Go players, but that may change with the application of a new strategy that promises to revolutionize artificial intelligence.

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Einstein said God doesnt play dice but much of mother nature can be emulated with a random number generator. Are there Physics Foibles? Numbers are the Supreme Court of science. What would Godel say?

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