1959 & 1967: First demonstration of machine learning in the game of checkers
Arthur Samuel coined the term machine learning when describing his checkers program. The program used a number of different methods for improving its level of play and reached strong amateur level.
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The Barbican's AI: More than Human (16 May-26 Aug 2019) is an major exhibition exploring creative and scientific developments in artificial intelligence demonstrating its potential to revolutionise our lives. Part of Life Rewired, the Barbican's 2019 season exploring what it means to be human when technology is changing everything.