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"AlphaGo, Deep Learning, and the Future of the Human Microscopist"

by Granter, Scott R; Beck, Andrew H; Papke, David J (2017)


In March of last year, Google's (Menlo Park, California) artificial intelligence (AI) computer program AlphaGo beat the best Go player in the world, 18-time champion Lee Se-dol, in a tournament, winning 4 of 5 games. 1 At first glance this news would seem of little interest to a pathologist, or to anyone else for that matter. After all, many will remember that IBM's (Armonk, New York) computer program Deep Blue beat Garry Kasparov—at the time the greatest chess player in the world—and that was 19 years ago. So, what's so significant …


Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Medical Science, Medical Technology, Chess


AI and Medicine

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