Melvin's digital garden

Programs that Play better than Us

How do programs play games at the level of the best human players and beyond? From Checkers to Chess and now Go, the ability of game playing programs have improved dramatically from a combination of clever algorithms and faster hardware. This talk is an introduction to the state of game playing algorithms and future challenges

This talk is based on Melvin’s experience developing Magarena, an AI that plays Magic: The Gathering

Presented at Friday Hacks #117, 9th September 2016

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