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CS seminar - Viliam Lisý - AI for Game of Curling

CS seminar series presents

AI for Game of Curling

by Viliam Lisý

Thursday, May 11 at 14:00 in 205.


Games have been used as a testbed for AI research since its inception. In this seminar, I will argue that the sport of Curling is a good testbed for further advancement of AI, mainly because of its continuous action space and intrinsic execution uncertainty. I will summarize the goals and progress of the Computer Curling Research Group established at the University of Alberta and focus mainly on novel Monte Carlo tree search technique we developed for continuous problems with execution uncertainty.