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Thursday, July 19, 2021

It took nearly two decades, but finally, computers are now wholly unbeatable when facing humans in checkers matches.

Don’t believe it? Take on Chinook and just try to win a game. The running play-by-play indicates you simply can’t win.

The computer science professor who perfected Chinook is moving on to Polaris, another program that will perfect artificial-intelligence poker-playing. Nice idea, except that poker bots are already raking in big-money pots online.

by Costa Tsiokos, Thu 07/19/2007 10:53:57 PM
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