Google’s Go triumph is a milestone for artificial intelligence research

Posted on 28 January 2016

First computer able to defeat a human champion at the board game Go

Researchers from Google DeepMind have developed the first computer able to defeat a human champion at the board game Go. But why has the online giant invested millions of dollars and some of the finest minds in Artificial Intelligence (AI) research to create a computer board game player?

Read full article by Professor Peter Cowling and Sam Devlin in The Conversation