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Daniel Soar: Man versus Machine, 3 April 2003

Behind Deep Blue: Building the Computer that Defeated the World Chess Champion 
by Feng-hsiung Hsu.
Princeton, 300 pp., £19.95, November 2002, 0 691 09065 3
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... searched at least fifty times faster than the latest programs, had to know something about chess. Feng-hsiung Hsu, who was Deep Blue’s chief architect, has written a book telling the story of his success, from his arrival as a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon, where he was tempted away from building printer engines for Chinese characters, through ...

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