Friday, November 21, 2014

Rock-Paper-Scissors: You vs. the Computer

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Rock-Paper-Scissors: You vs. the Computer

Rock-Paper-Scissors: You vs. the Computer

Computers mimic human reasoning by building on simple rules and statistical averages. Test your strategy against the computer in this rock-paper-scissors game illustrating basic artificial intelligence. Choose from two different modes: novice, where the computer learns to play from scratch, and veteran, where the computer pits over 200,000 rounds of previous experience against you.

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Rules of Engagement: Rock -vs- Paper -vs- Scissors
Note: A truly random game of rock-paper-scissors would result in a statistical tie with each player winning, tying and losing one-third of the time. However, people are not truly random and thus can be studied and analyzed. While this computer won't win all rounds, over time it can exploit a person's tendencies and patterns to gain an advantage over its opponent. — Gabriel Dance & Tom Jackson | The New York Times
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