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Challenge of the Go-bot: How a machine cracked ‘the most complex game ever devised by humans’

January 28, 2016

The Globe and Mail | Jan. 28, 2016

Neur­al net­works and the relat­ed con­cept of deep learn­ing have become increas­ing­ly promi­nent in arti­fi­cial-intel­li­gence cir­cles, but the fun­da­men­tals go back many years and owe much to the pio­neer­ing work of Geoff Hin­ton, a com­put­er sci­ence pro­fes­sor at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to. Read more…