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Thursday, August 18 • 11:30am - 4:30pm
Learning Go with AlphaGo

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Go is beloved throughout our world and times as an ocean of strategic play. However, relatively few people play, often citing difficulty in understanding the basic rules and strategy. To more moderately grade the learning curve, we have created an introduction to Go which marries instructional and game design with Monte Carlo artificial intelligence techniques to create a dynamic peer to peer-plus-one learning environment. We hope our introduction to Go can enable many more people to engage in its deep but creative problem-solving. This AI-enhanced learning environment also offers a model to consider for introducing other systems of rules and thought.

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William Jordan-Cooley

Instructional Designer, LearnPlay Games
Will is an Instructional Designer specializing in educational games. At BrainPOP, Will works on GameUp, a curated collection of over 100 educational games with K12 alignments and teacher support materials. | | Will obtained his M.A. in Instructional Technology and Media from Columbia University Teachers College, where he collaborated with Dr. Joey Lee, the Eggplant Games Lab and the NSF-funded POLAR research group on a... Read More →


Thursday August 18, 2016 11:30am - 4:30pm
Northwoods Union South

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