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Google's DeepMind is Opening Up Its Flagship Platform To AI Researchers Outside the Company ( 22

Artificial intelligence (AI) researchers around the world will soon be able to use DeepMind's "flagship" platform to develop innovative computer systems that can learn and think for themselves. From a report on BusinessInsider: DeepMind, which was acquired by Google for $400 million in 2014, announced on Monday that it is open-sourcing its "Lab" from this week onwards so that others can try and make advances in the notoriously complex field of AI. The company says that the DeepMind Lab, which it has been using internally for some time, is a 3D game-like platform tailored for agent-based AI research. [...] The DeepMind Lab aims to combine several different AI research areas into one environment. Researchers will be able to test their AI agent's abilities on navigation, memory, and 3D vision, while determining how good they are at planning and strategy.
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Google's DeepMind is Opening Up Its Flagship Platform To AI Researchers Outside the Company

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  • by sehlat ( 180760 ) on Monday December 05, 2016 @01:23PM (#53425841)

    Maybe we can finally get some really challenging AIs built for strategy games?

  • by Gravis Zero ( 934156 ) on Monday December 05, 2016 @02:22PM (#53426235)

    DeepMind is an excellent platform but it's not without it's flaws. In creating a image labeling program, I noticed it did a great job identifying objects but when I tried to get it to identify various persons, it always returned with "ugly giant bag of mostly water". ;)

  • Imagine the circuits this powerful computer might be able to design or discover. I think we are over the toggle point now and the machine mind is about to really show us what it can do.
  • Maybe someone can use Deepmind to post Slashdot comments more intelligent than the ones for this story so far?

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