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Catalog Number

102657935

Title

Greenblatt, Richard oral history

Type

Text

Date

2005-01-12

Contributor

Greenblatt, Richard, Interviewee
Hendrie, Gardner, Cameraperson
Hendrie, Gardner, Interviewer

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Identifying Numbers

Other number OHP 123

Extent

55 p.

Description

Richard Greenblatt, an MIT programmer and accomplished chess player developed the MacHack VI program for the DEC PDP-6 computer, which played at a level far above its predecessors. In 1967 it was the first computer to play against a person in a chess tournament and earned a rating of 1400, the level of a good high-school player.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Greenblatt, Richard; MacHack VI; LMI; LISP machine; model railroad club; chess software; MIT

Collection Title

Oral Histories Online

Lot Number

X3056.2005