The showdown will be the latest between elite human Go players and AlphaGo, which defeated South Korean Go master Lee Se-dol 4-1 in a match in March 2016 before racking up 60 straight wins against human players from China, South Korea and Japan－including Ke－in fast-paced online matches as of January. The upcoming match will be in a different format.
"I feel honored to represent humans in taking on AI opponents again. AlphaGo has proved its undisputed prowess in the game, but I will never give up any chance to win," said Ke, who holds multiple world titles. "I will maintain a do-or-die state of mind to try to beat it."
Building itself into an international destination, Hainan province has the greatest density of five-star hotels in China, and received 67.45 million tourists in 2017.
"We are exploring new methods to consume fewer computing resources and training samples," Jin said. "Golaxy has made progresses in the feature system, model structure and MCTS algorithm, compared with AlphaGo."
It has the world's first island-circling high-speed railway, and a perfect network of roads and expressways, making travel across the island possible in three hours.
Ke will win $1.5 million if he can defeat AlphaGo, said Hua Xueming, leader of China's national Go team.
During the war, Unit 731 is known to have conducted experiments on living people to test the effectiveness of chemical and germ-releasing bombs.