Posts Tagged 'Training Sets'

Facebook Research Raises Bar on Go-playing Machines

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Unlike chess and Jeopardy, the game of Go has proved elusive for researchers seeking to craft a machine that can beat a human opponent. MIT Technology Review reports on advances by Facebook research, where a pair of scientists have recently created a pretty darn good Go-playing machine. Their approach combines a traditional search-based approach with neural network-based machine learning and trounces earlier Go machines over 90% of the time.

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Watson Personality Insights Insights

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At Business Insider, Lucia Peters, of Bustle, reports on her experimental engagements with IBM’s Watson Personality Insights service. Taking the most extravagant of IBM’s claims—that the service can gauge elements of the personality of a writer from a 100-word writing sample, she takes multiple tacks to see what Watson will uncover about her personality. (Never mind that in a more technical context, IBM suggests a guideline of 2500 words or more to create a successful training set.)

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Artificial Intelligence Machine Gets Testy With Its Programmer

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Amir Mizroch of the Wall Street Journal Digits Blog reports on a Google research study that sought to train a machine to learn about human values—like morality—by using a large database of movie scripts as a training corpus. The comments on the post are as illuminating as the Google work.

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