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Test, Evaluate and Improve Your Chess A Knowledge-Based Approach

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ISBN-10: 1483991571

ISBN-13: 9781483991573

Edition: N/A

Authors: Danny Kopec, N. M. Hal Terrie

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This book is the third in a series that represents testing and evaluation of human and computer chessplayers for over 30 years. The original work started with the Bratko-Kopec Test in 1982 whereby 24 positions proved very effective in evaluating the leave of both human and computer chessplayers. This led to the development of five tests which comprised the 1997 first edition of this book. For the 2003 edition Kopec and Terrie added two tests bringing them to a total of 182 positions comprising seven tests. These tests are particularly knowledge-based covering all phases and all levels of chess play. The present edition, our third, adds five new tests, covering the openings including Novice…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 4/7/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 422
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Dr Danny Kopec has a Ph.D. in Computer Science, with a concentration in Artificial Intelligence. He recently co-authored a textbook with Stephen Lucci entitled "Artificial Intelligence in the 21st Century (590 pages, www.merclearning.com, 2013) . He first learned about artificial intelligence through his research in computer chess. He has published seven chess books and produced eight highly acclaimed DVD's totaling 18.5 hours. Since 1980 he has been bridging these interests through testing of hundreds of humans and computer programs on the knowledge-based aspects of problem positions in all phases of play, at all levels. For 16 years (between 1994 and 2009) the co-authors employed these…