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Subject: Re: A Question on simple Alpha-Beta versus PVS/Negascout

Author: Bruce Moreland

Date: 10:08:30 03/22/00

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On March 22, 2000 at 06:25:07, Rudolf Posch wrote:

>Thank you Mr. Moreland for your comment.
>The Internet is incredible: A small unknown chess programmer like me gets an
>immediate reply from a well known expert (I have read many articles and books
>related with you).

>should be constrained to the normal alfa-beta search. Fail safe Alfa Beta search
>and the other improved algorithms (PVS, NS,..) (which were invented by you or
>with your help) give additional information with the value "best" outside the
>alpha/beta window.

I think you are confusing me with someone else.  I may have been mentioned in
some articles, but so far no books I think, and I certainly didn't invent
negascout.  I've only been doing this for ten years.


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