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Six Questions for Kevin Ferguson, co-author of Deep Learning and the Game of Go.

Kevin Ferguson and Max Pumperla are deep learning specialists skilled in distributed systems and data science. Together, they built the open source bot BetaGo. They also both count Max, the hero of the movie Pi, as a major influence. “He’s a talented mathematician who slowly loses his mind over the stock market and has an intense relationship with his power tools. That’s essentially my short bio,” says Pumperla.

Anticipating your Opponent with Minimax Search

From Deep Learning and the Game of Go by Max Pumperla and Kevin Ferguson

This article shows you how to use the minimax algorithm to help your game bot decide its next move.

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