Arago In The News: HIRO™ Freeciv Strategy Challenge Coverage

To demonstrate how Arago’s HIRO™ learns and adapts using its problem solving algorithms, it will play the popular strategy game Freeciv with world wide challengers throughout September 2016. The system will utilize these experiences and the guidance of its human trainers to prepare for a contest against one of the world’s most respected Freeciv champions. The following provides links to ongoing press coverage of HIRO’s training and the contest:

From Süddeutsche Zeitung
The Machine Thinkers
HIRO™ versus AlphaGo, Frankfurt versus Silcon Valley – now German firm Arago is entering the contest over the best artificial intelligence with Google. Who will win?

Read the article (German language)

From ZDF heute
How Do You Teach a Machine to Learn?


A German software scientist wants to prove that, despite chance or unpredictable events, a computer could win a complex strategy game against one of the world’s top professional players. If the experiment succeeds, humans could be getting something back from machines: Time.
Arago Redaktion 1. September 2016