John McCarthy, artificial intelligence pioneer, playing chess at Stanford's IBM 7090

John McCarthy, artificial intelligence pioneer, playing chess at Stanford's IBM 7090
Title:
John McCarthy, artificial intelligence pioneer, playing chess at Stanford's IBM 7090
Date:
1967 ca.
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Stanford University
Accession:
L062302006
Description:
John McCarthy used an improved version of the Kotok program to play correspondence chess against a Soviet program developed at the Moscow Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP) by George Adelson-Velsky and others. In 1967, a four-game match played over nine months was won 3-1 by the Soviet program.
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