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Subject: Re: Artificial Intelligence in Computer Chess (Symbolic)

Author: Matthew Hull

Date: 07:21:52 03/29/04

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On March 28, 2004 at 22:44:27, 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 . . .
>Well, I've explained my objections to it. Don't get me wrong, I am one of those
>people - I have written a program that uses all of the tricks I criticize. But
>my objection to it is that a lot of these tricks are not beneficial for research
>in related fields - even close ones like playing other games, and thus it would
>be nice to change philosophies. It would also be much more elegant to be able to
>have computers learn the tricks themselves, don't you think?

Perhaps Steven Edward's approach (Symbolic) has some tools that give it a
potential for self-learning some day by analyzing successful GM games,
"discovering" patterns and plans that seem to work, and incorporating them into
it's own library of knowledge.


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