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by Dan Andersson
Fri Feb 26, 2010 2:01 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Does anyone still have a 1 GHz Pentium III?
Replies: 40
Views: 3505

Re: Does anyone still have a 1 GHz Pentium III? Make o PIII?

There are four versions of the desktop PIII. Three that hit 1 GHz. Two distict designs of the CPU. So the question is The Coppermine(-T) or the Tualatin?

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by Dan Andersson
Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:00 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Does anyone still have a 1 GHz Pentium III?
Replies: 40
Views: 3505

Re: Does anyone still have a 1 GHz Pentium III?

Exotic cooling is fun. Liquid Nitrogen seems like overkill and expensive unless you aim much higher than 4.5 GHz or use 'olden' CPUs :)
Good fortune anyway!

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by Dan Andersson
Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: How to recognize the optimal parent to a node?
Replies: 11
Views: 1305

Re: How to recognize the optimal parent to a node?

There are some papers concerning minimal graphs one of the first I read is:
'Nearly Optimal Minimax Tree Search?' by Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin.

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by Dan Andersson
Thu Nov 12, 2009 2:39 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Slides describing next gen AMD CPU.
Replies: 1
Views: 639

Slides describing next gen AMD CPU.

http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets/sh ... spx?i=3674
Short scoop is that each Bulldozer core will have two independent integer clusters and share a single FPU cluster. Heavy FP load lifting can done by an integrated GPU.

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by Dan Andersson
Wed Nov 11, 2009 11:26 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Chess programming language
Replies: 10
Views: 2263

Re: Chess programming language

Posted on the golang-nuts and there is a QuickCheck package so the lack of assert isn't even a problem. Missed it myself. Smacks forehead. Blames flu. Reaches for ibuprofen ...

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by Dan Andersson
Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Chess programming language
Replies: 10
Views: 2263

Re: Chess programming language

I'm not too upset about assertions myself. I'm thinking that a strongly typed language with minuscule compilation times is a prime candidate for a superior tool like QuickCheck . Originally a combinator library for (semi-) automatic testing of Haskell code it has been reimplemented for many imperati...
by Dan Andersson
Wed Nov 11, 2009 4:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Chess programming language
Replies: 10
Views: 2263

Re: Chess programming language

Go feels interesting and at first more than a bit familiar. When I read who were involved the pieces fell in to place especially after reading the primes example. There are lots of Limbo and Modula ideas as well as an OCaml like type system.

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by Dan Andersson
Sat Oct 17, 2009 2:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Windows development
Replies: 15
Views: 2502

Re: Windows development

One of the best Java and a host of other languages IDE's available has a community edition that features amongst other things a GUI builder. If you fancy learning a new language like Java/Groovy/Scala/Clojure IntelliJ IDEA is a great alternative. Windows centric programming also allows for choosing ...
by Dan Andersson
Tue Sep 08, 2009 4:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Go FORTH and multiply with FCP.......
Replies: 11
Views: 1855

Re: Go FORTH and multiply with FCP.......

The Brainless source is fairly easy to find if you search for the Forth application benchmarks (appbench) suite.

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