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Subject: Re: chess and neural networks

Author: Tom Kerrigan

Date: 11:21:12 07/01/03

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On July 01, 2003 at 13:32:19, Ralph Stoesser wrote:

>Hello *,
>
>Why no top engine uses neural networks for positional evaluation in non-tactical
>situations? Are there interesting publications about neural networks and chess
>programming?
>
>Ralph

Neural networks are for analyzing things that are
"fuzzy"--voice/image/handwriting recognition, etc. Chess is a very exacting
game. (It makes a big difference if your rook is on d1 vs. e1.) I doubt neural
networks will ever be useful for chess.

-Tom



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