Computer Chess (A.C.M. monograph series) by Monroe Newborn,Thomas A. Standish

By Monroe Newborn,Thomas A. Standish

laptop Chess bargains with the heritage of machine chess video games and the programming of laptop chess. subject matters lined comprise chess courses similar to the only initiated by means of Richard Greenblatt and people introduced through the USA and the USSR in 1966-1967. the USA computing device Chess Championships from 1970 to 1973 also are discussed.

Comprised of 10 chapters, this booklet starts off with a old evaluate of the elemental rules underlying computing device chess and several other of the earliest desktop video games. the following bankruptcy offers with the chess fit held in 1966 pitting the Kotok-McCarthy Chess application of the USA and the ITEP (Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics) Chess application of the Soviet Union. The reader is then brought to Greenblatt's application, named Mac Hack Six, the 1st chess software to compete respectably opposed to people in match play. next chapters concentrate on the U.S. desktop Chess Championships, from its first version in manhattan in 1970 to the fourth, held in Atlanta in 1973. Russia's chess software known as KAISSA, a much better model of the ITEP Chess application, is usually defined. the ultimate bankruptcy is dedicated to OSTRICH, a chess-playing application written by means of George Arnold within the electronic computing device Laboratory of Columbia University's division of electric Engineering and desktop technological know-how in 1971.

This monograph should be of worth to machine technology and people drawn to machine chess courses and within the broader box of man-made intelligence.

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