1 year ago
by Apolatia+31 +6
No-limit Texas hold’em is the most popular form of poker. Despite AI successes in perfect-information games, the private information and massive game tree have made no-limit poker difficult to tackle. We present Libratus, an AI that, in a 120,000-hand competition, defeated four top human specialist professionals in heads-up no-limit Texas hold’em, the leading benchmark and long-standing challenge problem in imperfect-information game solving. Our game-theoretic approach features application-independent techniques: an algorithm for computing a blueprint for the overall strategy, an algorithm that fleshes out the details of the strategy for subgames that are reached during play, and a self-improver algorithm that fixes potential weaknesses that opponents have identified in the blueprint strategy.
1 year ago
by baconfedora+1 +1
It’s an old cliche now, but it’s true – these days, technology has impacted our lives in nearly endless ways. Communication is easier, shopping has become more streamlined (and yet more varied) than ever before, and there’s a seemingly endless supply of dog pictures to look at. Casinos have been affected by these changes just …