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Artificial intelligence wins over professional Starcraft players

Artificial intelligence wins over professional Starcraft players

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Google's DeepMind won two, five strokes. It is seen as a crucial step forward for AI research. For fans of movies like Terminator, it sounds like a bad idea to train artificial intelligence in winning over people on a battlefield. But that is, nonetheless, what Google is doing. And in December, their artificial intelligence (AI) won DeepMind so convincingly over two professional computer players in the advanced real-time strategy game Starcraft 2. The history of artificial intelligence is marked by a number of decisive victories in various games. And I hope even though there is still a lot of work to be done that people in the future will look back on this as another step forward for AI, says one of the leaders of Google DeepMind, David Silver, to the tech media. - The Verge....