Thursday, February 10, 2011

Man vs. Computer (Computer to appear on Jeopardy on Feb 14)

A computer will be appearing on Jeopardy next week (Feb. 14th-16th). The interesting part is that the computer is programmed to understand "natural language." In a practice round, the computer beat two Jeopardy champions -- only underperforming in a children's book section.

Another interesting story on man vs. computers -- and the game of GO, which is historically difficult for computers to play... (also from the CNN article):