AlphaGo v Fan Hui - Match Referee's View
We're pleased to announce that an article about the match in the forthcoming British Go Journal number 174 was written by the Match Referee Toby Manning and we're happy to make it publicly available here as part of a special insert: http://www.britgo.org/files/2016/deepmind/BGJ174-AlphaGo.pdf
We made the game records available online in our summary article, but for those of you who want the game records in downloadable format they're here:
UK Media Coverage
- 28/01/16 Independent - Go figure: computer triumphs in ancient game marks giant leap for AI - Also online Google AlphaGo computer beats professional at 'world's most complex board game' Go
- 28/01/16 i - Computer says 'Go' as machine wins for first time
- 28/01/16 Times - Computer teaches itself to master the world's most complicated game - (Also believed online article in technology/games section for subscribers only)
- 28/01/16 Guardian - All systems Go in a win for artificial intelligence - Also online Google AI in landmark victory over Go grandmaster
- 28/01/16 Daily Telegraph - Robot wins mind game by playing like a human - Also online Google's machine beats master at ancient game of Go in historic AI breakthrough
- 28/01/16 Daily Mail - Maestro is thrashed by computer at hardest game - Also online Artificial intelligence breakthrough as Google's software beats grandmaster of Go, the 'most complex game ever devised'
- 27/01/16 BBC News at Ten - 2:50 minute report which included all of the first clip and some of the third clip in the following item (plus an EGF video clip):
- BBC News - "Facebook trains AI to beat humans at Go board game" - another current computer Go project
- Radio 4 - Six O'Clock News 23:45 minutes in
- Radio 4 - The World Tonight 34:36 minutes in Charles Leedham-Green interviewed about Go and AI breakthrough
- Google AI algorithm masters ancient game of Go includes an excellent video with Toby Manning having the last word!
- Go players react to computer defeat
- Technical paper - Mastering the game of Go with deep neural networks and tree search
- Weekly podcast for 28-01-2016
There have also been stories in various other places, including Bloomberg, The Economic Times (India), Fortune, Science, ZDNet and a Smithsonian publication.