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Randomness Is Human?

Writing for Nautilus, David Auerbach explores the role of randomness in human and computer creativity.

Auerbach explains how combinatoric explosion forces computers to use algorithms based on the Monte Carlo method to play games like Go and Hex, describes the combination of pattern recognition and similarity analysis that humans deploy, and speculates about what made Gary Kasparov perceive humanity in chess computer Deep Blue's play.

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Start Date: 
Friday, November 14, 2014

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