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Humanist Archives: Nov. 22, 2021, 7:10 a.m. Humanist 35.366 - how AlphaZero learns chess

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        Date: 2021-11-21 11:46:43+00:00
        From: Bill Benzon <>
        Subject: How AlphaZero Learns Chess -

Willard and fellow humanists:

Here’s an interesting post reporting research on how AlphaZero learns chess.
There is evidence AlphaZero has learned some human-understandable concepts as
well as those that are opaque to humans.

Bill Benzon

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