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Subject: Re: Artificial Intelligence in Computer Chess

Author: Russell Reagan

Date: 06:24:03 03/29/04

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On March 29, 2004 at 03:48:19, Steven Edwards wrote:

>On March 28, 2004 at 22:36:04, Anthony Cozzie wrote:
>>On March 28, 2004 at 21:10:31, Artem Pyatakov wrote:
>
>>I think you and Steven both enjoy thumbing your noses at the "conventional,
>>hat-trick, alpha-beta seachers".  I am not quite sure why, but whatever floats
>>your boat . . .
>
>Oh, I only thumb my nose at those who would call a post-1980 A/B searcher "AI".

To me it sounds like you are saying that something must have actual intelligence
to be considered artificial intelligence.

Intelligence - The capacity to acquire and apply knowledge.
Artificial - Made in imitation of something natural.

Artificial intelligence seems to be a fitting term for an alpha-beta searcher.
Is there some set definition of artificial intelligence that you are using which
goes beyond the meaning of the words?



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