Artificial intelligence (video games)
In video games, artificial intelligence is used to generate intelligent behaviors primarily in non-player characters (NPCs), often simulating human-like intelligence. The techniques used typically dra...
Artificial intelligence (video games) - Wikipedia
BBC Future - The cyborg chess players that can’t be beaten
Computers have revolutionised the way chess is played – and the best chess programs are impossible to beat. But could a player that’s part human and part computer be even more powerful?
The Mechanical Chess Player That Unsettled the World
At the dawn of that decade, an inventor by the name of Wolfgang von Kempelen debuted his latest creation in Vienna: A chess-playingautomaton made for Habsburg Archduchess Maria Theresa. Known initiall...
Computer chess
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Video game genres
Video game genres are used to categorize video games based on their gameplay interaction rather than visual or narrative differences. A video game genre is defined by a set of gameplay challenges and ...
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Computer chess
Computer chess is computer architecture encompassing hardware and software capable of playing chess autonomously without human guidance. Computer chess acts as solo entertainment (allowing players to ...
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Computer Go
Computer Go is the field of artificial intelligence (AI) dedicated to creating a computer program that plays Go, a traditional board game.
Go has long been considered a difficult challenge in the ...
Go software
There is an abundance of go software available to support players of the game of Go. This includes software programs that play Go themselves, programs that can be used to view and/or edit game records...
Board game
A board game is a game that involves counters or pieces moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules. Games can be based on pure strategy, chance (e.g. rolling dice)...
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Variation (game tree)
A Variation can refer to a specific sequence of successive moves in a turn-based game, often used to specify a hypothetical future state of a game that is being played. Although the term is most commo...
Variation (game tree) - Wikipedia
BBC Future - The cyborg chess players that can’t be beaten
Computers have revolutionised the way chess is played – and the best chess programs are impossible to beat. But could a player that’s part human and part computer be even more powerful?
Bitboard
A bitboard is a data structure commonly used in computer systems that play board games.A bitboard, often used for boardgames such as chess, checkers, othello and word games, is a specialization of the...
Evaluation function
An evaluation function, also known as a heuristic evaluation function or static evaluation function, is a function used by game-playing programs to estimate the value or goodness of a position in the ...
Chinook (draughts player)
Chinook is a computer program that plays checkers (also known as draughts). It was developed 1989–2007 at the University of Alberta, by a team led by Jonathan Schaeffer and consisting of Rob Lake, Pa...
POD-bot
POD-Bot is a bot for Counter-Strike and Half-Life. POD stands for "Ping of Death" Bots, a name derived from the fact that bots using the Half-Life engine always have a minimum ping of five. POD-Bot wa...
La'b Madjnuni
La'b Madjnuni, also known as Crazy Game, is a mancala game played in Damascus (Syria) in the late 19th century.
La'b roseya is a variant of this game that each hole has seven pieces (cowries) at ...
Proof-number search
Proof-number search (short: PN search) is a game tree search algorithm invented by Victor Allis, with applications mostly in endgame solvers, but also for sub-goals during games.Using a binary goal (e...
KGS Go Server
The KGS Go Server, known until 2006 as the Kiseido Go Server, is a game server first developed in 1999 and established in 2000 for people to play Go. The system was developed by William M. Shubert an...
12th Computer Olympiad
The 12th Computer Olympiad was held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in conjunction with the 15th World Computer Chess Championship and Computer Games Workshop 2007 (CGW2007).IBM, SARA Computing and Net...
Guns and Robots
Guns and Robots is a cartoon-style online shooter developed by Masthead Studios Ltd for Microsoft Windows. The focus on the game is construction of gunfighters and team-based gameplay.
The gamepla...
Guns and Robots - Wikipedia