The East Asian board game GO is relatively unknown in Europe. But it fascinates scientists all over the world. Because it is considered ultimate challenge for artificial intelligence. In chess, for example, succeeded in 1997 IBM to beat the reigning world champion. Today, computer technology is the human spirit in chess as superior. The Board game go but has only a few rules, it is for this but much more possible moves than chess – so more complex from the perspective of artificial intelligence. In the year 2014 experts had therefore assumed that man go still for at least ten years front would have the nose.
But now there might be significantly more human against machine the big showdown. Because Google has developed an artificial intelligence, which succeeded the European champion in the go, fan Hui, to hit five times in a row. It is considered quite a sensation, computers were not even capable of long time hobby player to hit better. However, Google has developed a new, two-part approach. First analyzes the computer with a database of games already played and involves lessons learned from playing against themselves. On this basis, he then emits a prediction about the next human train. This is the Google AI with a success rate of 57 percent.