Can artificial intelligence compete in competitive programming

Frankenstein, Data Digger and Deep Learning - The Secrets of Artificial Intelligence

Digital Intelligence pp 231-259 | Cite as

  • Stefan Stoll
  • Sebastian Dörn
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The end of mankind seems sealed. An army of robots patrols the dusty streets of a metropolis with huge towers. Nobody can be seen far and wide - a film to scare you! In this case, it's not a new blockbuster from Hollywood, but a supermarket chain's 2017 Christmas commercial. A yellowed billboard for the classic “Wonderful Christmas” hangs on a run-down cinema. A robot is magically attracted to these words, and he secretly separates himself from his troop. The robot starts the film projector and watches this Christmas film with fascination. In the cinema, the robot then discovers this headline on a faded newspaper: “People are fleeing from artificial intelligence!”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Duale Hochschule Baden-WürttembergInstitute for Digital Technologies and InnovationFreiburg im BreisgauGermany
  2. 2. Tuttlingen University Campus, Furtwangen University, Tuttlingen, Germany