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AI@50, formally known as the "Dartmouth Artificial Intelligence Conference: The Next Fifty Years" (July 13–15, 2006), was a conference commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Dartmouth workshop which effectively inaugurated the history of artificial intelligence.
AlphaGo versus Fan Hui was a five-game Go match between European champion Fan Hui, a 2-dan (out of 9 dan possible) professional, and AlphaGo, a computer Go program developed by DeepMind, held at DeepMind's headquarters in London in October 2015.
AlphaGo versus Lee Sedol, also known as the Google DeepMind Challenge Match, was a five-game Go match between 18-time world champion Lee Sedol and AlphaGo, a computer Go program developed by Google DeepMind, played in Seoul, South Korea between 9 and 15 March 2016.
Chinook is a computer program that plays checkers (also known as draughts).
The Computer Olympiad is a multi-games event in which computer programs compete against each other.
Draughts (British English) or checkers (American English) is a group of strategy board games for two players which involve diagonal moves of uniform game pieces and mandatory captures by jumping over opponent pieces.
Elbert Lowder (born 1932; died December 14, 2006) was American checkers champion noted for dominating the "11-man ballot".
English draughts (British English) or checkers (American English; see spelling differences), also called American checkers or straight checkers, is a form of the strategy board game draughts.
The first-move advantage in chess is the inherent advantage of the player (White) who makes the first move in chess.
James Ferrie (born 1857; died 1929) was a Scottish checkers or English draughts player of Irish descent.
This is a list of computer scientists, people who do work in computer science, in particular researchers and authors.
This is a list of distinguished people affiliated with the University of Alberta.
The following is a list of notable persons affiliated with the University of Toronto, including alumni, chancellors, presidents, and current and former faculty members.
Marion Franklin Tinsley (February 3, 1927 – April 3, 1995) was an American mathematician and checkers player.
Martin Bryant (born 1958) is a British computer programmer known as the author of White Knight and Colossus Chess, a 1980s commercial chess-playing program, and Colossus Draughts, gold medal winner at the 2nd Computer Olympiad in 1990.
MTD(f) is a minimax search algorithm developed in 1994 by Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls, and Arie de Bruin.
Effective Hand Strength (EHS) is a poker algorithm conceived by computer scientists Darse Billings, Denis Papp, Jonathan Schaeffer and Duane Szafron that has been published for the first time in a It has since then been considered as a reference in the realm of poker artificial intelligence and has been the basis of further research such as.
Schaeffer is a distinguished surname, German in origin.
A solved game is a game whose outcome (win, lose or draw) can be correctly predicted from any position, assuming that both players play perfectly.
Solving chess means finding an optimal strategy for playing chess, i.e. one by which one of the players (White or Black) can always force a victory, or both can force a draw (see Solved game).
SSS* is a search algorithm, introduced by George Stockman in 1979, that conducts a state space search traversing a game tree in a best-first fashion similar to that of the A* search algorithm.
Transposition driven scheduling (TDS) is a load balancing algorithm for parallel computing.