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by Richard Allbert
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: A book on machine learning
Replies: 7
Views: 1790

Re: A book on machine learning

This is very good. "Make Your Own Neural Network" by Tariq Rashid. A good starting point. It doesn't cover Convolutional NN but all the basics are there. I'll second this, for a non academic scatter brain like me, this book explained things really well. I've managed to complete a few home projects ...
by Richard Allbert
Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 389
Views: 99167

Re: New engine releases 2019

tmokonen wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:36 pm
SpaceDog 0.96.5 by Dr. Eric Silverman is now available, with Windows and Mac compiles. It is based on the engine VICE:

https://github.com/thorsilver/SpaceDog/ ... ag/v0.96.5
https://drericsilverman.wordpress.com/c ... ogramming/
That's a nice blog, thanks for posting.
by Richard Allbert
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Profiling performance test (perft) related question
Replies: 2
Views: 1084

Re: Profiling performance test (perft) related question

It's quite difficult to understand, but are the nodes visited the same for each version? You state 97862 in the first example, and then not for the others.

Next point: Have you done some perft testing to check the move generators are working correctly?
by Richard Allbert
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What got you into computer chess?
Replies: 38
Views: 7495

Re: What got you into computer chess?

Discovering the world of chess engines at university in 2002. I started the university chess club, so I was interested in chess (but not a good player) - I remember seeing Arasan, playing with that, and then finding Dann Corbit's old (massive) repo with Beowulf and other engines. I bought 'teach you...
by Richard Allbert
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases
Replies: 148
Views: 38029

Re: New engine releases

Hi Guenther

This is an invaluable resource, thanks a lot for keeping it maintained.

Richard
by Richard Allbert
Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Strongest JavaScript Chess Engine
Replies: 7
Views: 2536

Re: Strongest JavaScript Chess Engine

tomitank wrote:tomitankChess 1.4 source code is available!


The next version is coming soon... ;)

Have fun with tomitankChess!

-Tamas
Nice!

Just browsing the code now.

Good luck with the future releases
by Richard Allbert
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Where's the joy in writing a chess engine?
Replies: 44
Views: 10157

Re: Where's the joy in writing a chess engine?

Namely, writing an engine can only be enjoyed by someone who already does software development as a job. I don't agree with this - it was the ambition to write an engine that got me started in programming. I was studying Engineering at university, and decided it would be amazing to be able to write...
by Richard Allbert
Sat Dec 03, 2016 5:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ezio Chess Engine (UCI)
Replies: 4
Views: 1872

Re: Ezio Chess Engine (UCI)

This is an exact copy of this: (which is an exact copy of Vice - but at least mentioned, probably created for working on it someday/somewhere) https://github.com/alankar63/chess-engine only .c files changed to .cpp extension... Edit: this will happen when 'anonymous' github projects suddenly w/o ev...
by Richard Allbert
Sun Feb 28, 2016 1:02 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: all the old tools are vanishing...
Replies: 9
Views: 3532

Re: all the old tools are vanishing...

DrRibosome wrote:hmm, i compiled on a mac and got problems - maybe i was missing a dependency (probably on readline)
Ah, ok, I compiled without readline.