Computers find poker, like real life, a tougher challenge than chess
The State, South Carolina – National is writing that…
It may surprise you to learn that it’s more difficult for a computer to play poker, perhaps the world’s most popular card game, than chess, the pastime of deep thinkers.
Unlike chess, poker deals with tricky matters such as uncertainty, probability, guesswork and deception – human wiles that a chess-playing robot, such as the one that beat world champion Garry Kasparov in 1997, doesn’t need to consider.
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