Artifact Details

Title

Newborn, Monty (Monroe) oral history

Catalog Number

102657919

Type

Text

Date

2005-02-28

Contributor

Newborn, Monroe, Interviewee
Spicer, Dag, Interviewer

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Identifying Numbers

Other number OHP 140

Extent

17 p.

Description

Monty Newborn was the principal organizer, along with Ben Mittman, of the annual ACM Computer Chess Championship for over twenty years and has written extensively on computer chess, from both computer science and popular perspectives. Through the 1970s and 1980s, his chess program Ostrich competed in five world championships, coming close to winning in 1974.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Newborn, Monroe; Newborn, Monty; Artificial intelligence (AI); AI; computer music; computer chess; ACM; consciousness; Computer art; hash tables; alpha beta; minimax; heuristics; selective search; iteratively-deepening depth-first search; Botvinnik; ITEP; McCarthy-Kotok; Donskoi; Kasparov; KAISSA; Hyatt, Robert

Collection Title

Oral History Collection

Lot Number

X3109.2005