A Computer Program Can Beat Anyone at Poker

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Via MNN:

Computers have figured out how to win at chess, checkers and tic-tac-toe, and now, a computer program has conquered the game of poker.

A research team led by Michael Bowling, a professor of computer science at the University of Alberta in Canada, developed a computer program that can outplay humans at a two-player poker game — specifically, heads-up limit hold 'em. The results could have far-reaching implications for other situations that require complex decision-making, such as in foreign policy or medical treatment.
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