Hosts

TAAI, Taiwan

NCKU, Taiwan

NUTN, Taiwan

 IEEE CIS Taipei Chapter

 IEEE CIS Tainan Chapter

TAO, INRIA, France
Co-sponsors

HeroIT.com Co. Ltd.

Chinese Association for Go, Taiwan

HP

Taiwango Association

 
 
Description
Since 2008, National University of Tainan (NUTN) in Taiwan, Taiwanese Association for Artificial Intelligence (TAAI), and other academic organizations have hosted or organized several human vs. computer Go-related events in Taiwan and in IEEE CIS flag conferences, including FUZZ-IEEE 2009, IEEE WCCI 2010, IEEE SSCI 2011, FUZZ-IEEE 2011, and IEEE WCCI 2012. In 2008, MoGo challenged three games against Mr. Chun-Hsun Chou (9P) at NUTN. MoGo lost all of the three games (one 9x9 and two 19x19). But in February, 2009, the computer Go MoGo won Chun-Hsun Chou (9P) with 7 handicap stones. Through the past held activities, the Computer Go programs accumulate considerable quantities knowledge of the opening book. In addition to observing how many advances have been made in artificial intelligence, the competition held at TAAI 2012 also estimated the human’s Go level via playing with computer Go program. Because Go is the deepest known game for the classical “depth” criterion, so it is “the Most Strategic Game”. Nowadays, humans are still stronger than computers, in particular for the big 19x19 board, where strategic elements matter a lot. We will see how far computers are from humans now.

Human

Taiwanese Professional Go Players will join this competition
- Chun-Hsun Chou (9P)
- Ping-Chiang Chou (5P)
- Kai-Hsin Chang (4P)
- Pei-Che Chao (3P)

 
Computer Go Program
- Coldmilk (Taiwan)
- Many Faces of Go (USA)
- Zen (Japan)
- Aya (Japan)
 
Reference
[1] B. Bouzy and T. Cazenave, “Computer Go: an AI-oriented survey,” Artificial Intelligence Journal, vol. 132, no. 1, pp. 39-103, 2001.
[2]
C. S. Lee, M. Mueller, and O. Teytaud, “Special Issue on Monte Carlo Techniques and Computer Go”, IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 225-228. Dec. 2010.
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Co-organizers

NSC, Taiwan

TACC, Taiwan

CSIE of NUTN 

KWS of NUTN

KGS 

Grid'5000
 
CJCU, Taiwan

NDHU, Taiwan 

NUK, Taiwan

NTHU, Taiwan

TCGA, Taiwan
 
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