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Intelligent Computers? We Still Have A Long Way To "Go," Says Professor

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March 14, 2000
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University Of Missouri-Rolla
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If you were impressed with Deep Blue's 1997 triumph over chess master Garry Kasparov, wait until you see the computer that can hold its own with the best players of Go, the ancient Asian game that is astronomically more complex than chess. Some of the world's leading Go players claim it will be a century before such a machine exists, but Dr. Donald C. Wunsch is more optimistic. Wunsch, the Mary K. Finley Missouri Distinguished Professor of computer engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, believes the era of truly intelligent machines -- even computer programs that can match wits with a Go master -- is within reach.

ROLLA, Mo. -- If you were impressed with Deep Blue's 1997 triumph over chess master Garry Kasparov, wait until you see the computer that can hold its own with the best players of Go, the ancient Asian game that is astronomically more complex than chess.


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