What did AlphaGo do to beat the strongest human Go player?
by Tobias Pfeiffer (Bitcrowd)
This year AlphaGo shocked the world by decisively beating the strongest human Go player, Lee Sedol. An accomplishment that wasn't expected for years to come. How did AlphaGo do this? What algorithms did it use? What advances in AI made it possible? This talk will answer these questions.
About the speaker
Tobi is a clean coder, Rubyist, learner, teacher and agile craftsman by passion. He organizes the Ruby User Group Berlin, maintains shoes and contributes to a variety of projects while thinking about new ideas to put into code and push boundaries. He loves collaboratively creating just about anything people enjoy. Currently he's flying in the bitcrowd airship creating wonderful web applications.