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ICE-TCS seminar: Ryan Hayward (University of Alberta)

Weekly seminar held by ICE-TCS. Open to everyone.

  • 2.10.2017, 12:15 - 13:00

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When: Monday the 2nd of October at 12:10
Where: M103
Speaker: Ryan Hayward (University of Alberta)

Title: Hexbots post-AlphaGo

Abstract: Hex is the classic connection game invented by Piet Hein in 1942 and popularized through the interest of John Nash and David Gale and Martin Gardner.

I will explain the ideas behind solving 10x10 Hex, and speculate on expected progress for Hex players and solvers in this post-AlphaGo world.

I will also say a few words about our forthcoming book, ``Twist and Turn: the story of the game of Hex''