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The unbeatable poker playing machine

Researchers at the University of Alberta have created a program that is unbeatable at the game of Texas hold'em poker.

The algorithm, called Cepheus, is able to learn from each playing hand and over time improve its decision making and strategy.

It is even available online for people to test, query and even play against.

BBC Click's Stephen Beckett spoke to Prof Michael Bowling, one of the scientists behind the project.

More at and @BBCClick.

  • 21 Jan 2015
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