PITTSBURGH— Carnegie Mellon University researchers are going all in, pitting a computer program against some of the world's best professional poker players. Computer science professor Tuomas Sandholm and researchers Sam Ganzfried and Noam Brown are taking their poker-playing computer program, Claudico, to Rivers Casino on Friday. Claudico— the Latin word...» Read More
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