AlphaGo Spurs Creativity in Human Go Players, Study Shows

AlphaGo Spurs Creativity in Human Go Players, Study Shows

The study revealed that players have employed more novel strategies in recent years, with 88 percent of games in 2018 featuring a combination of plays that had not been observed before, compared to 63 percent in 2015. The researchers suggested that the development of superhuman AI programs may have prompted human players to explore novel moves and break away from traditional strategies, which in turn may have improved their decision-making.