Section: Overall Objectives
Highlights of the Year
In 2013, Crazy Stone won the 6th edition of the UEC Cup and the first edition of the Denseisen. Crazy Stone is a Go-playing program developed by Rémi Coulom since 2005, based on the Monte Carlo Tree Search method. The UEC Cup is the most important international computer-Go competition, organized yearly by the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo, Japan. The Denseisen is a match between the winner of the UEC Cup and a top Japanese profesionnal Go player. This year Crazy Stone won a game with 4 stones of handicap against 9-dan profesionnal player Yoshio Ishida.
The International Machine Learning Society selects SequeL to organize the 32nd International Conference on Machine Learning in 2015 at Lille. ICML is the most important conference in the field of machine learning.