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Subject: Re: chess and neural networks

Author: Ricardo Gibert

Date: 11:29:25 07/01/03

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On July 01, 2003 at 14:21:12, Tom Kerrigan wrote:

>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


Hmmm..but Kasparov uses the neural network within his brain to play chess
doesn't he? Are you contending he does not use his brain to play chess? Divine
inspiration?

Perhaps you meant to say something like, "I doubt [the current interpretations
of] neural networks will ever be useful for chess."




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