Roy van Rijn

Roy van Rijn

Software Craftsman - JPoint

Roy van Rijn is a Software Craftsman at JPoint. He worked on numerous projects all over the Netherlands as developer, architect and agile coach. He has talked at JavaOne (Rockstar), Devoxx BE & UK & PL, Joy of Coding, J-Fall and even J-Spring. He’s also a blogger ( and you can follow him on Twitter (@royvanrijn).

From Tic Tac Toe to AlphaGo: Playing games with AI and machine learning

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Google’s AlphaGo is an extraordinary breakthrough for Artificial Intelligence. The game of 19×19 Go has 1.74×10^172 unique positions and is about a ‘googol’ times harder to calculate than chess. Experts thought it would take at least another decade before AI would be able to beat the best human players. So how did Google tackle this […]