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by pilgrimdan
Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo release
Replies: 130
Views: 74951

Re: Komodo release

Larry

You and Don are in my thoughts and prayers...

I don't like the world anymore...

But you guys are a little bit of fresh air...

Take care,

Dan
by pilgrimdan
Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: a little off topic... SMP (precursor to Mathematica)...
Replies: 9
Views: 971

Re: a little off topic... SMP (precursor to Mathematica)...

Just curious, is this software used to be called MACSYMA by any chance? I read it is an SMP program developed in MIT whose core is used for Mathematica and Maple. I think symbolic manipulation (SMP) and stuff like theorem proving must benefit from AI, and also give back. I still remember the shock ...
by pilgrimdan
Mon Jun 17, 2013 6:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: a little off topic... SMP (precursor to Mathematica)...
Replies: 9
Views: 971

a little off topic... SMP (precursor to Mathematica)...

this link goes to an article by Stephen Wolfram... http://blog.stephenwolfram.com/2013/06/there-was-a-time-before-mathematica/#more-5192 about half way down he provides the following: "It’s been years now, and I’d really like to see SMP run again. So here’s a challenge. This is the source for a C pr...
by pilgrimdan
Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess program names?
Replies: 61
Views: 8810

Re: Chess program names?

I am currently rewriting Firenzina's search, eval, and almost everything, pretty much, to the point where I no longer consider it a derivative of Fire (if it is, then DiscoCheck is a blatant clone of Umko). So - we need a new name, and me and Dmitri can't think of any good ones. (Crossbow is our cu...
by pilgrimdan
Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:31 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Eval development: is it better to tune or add new terms?
Replies: 15
Views: 2704

Re: Eval development: is it better to tune or add new terms?

My engine has an elo of about 2500. I was wondering if I have to focus more on tuning current evaluation terms or add new ideas. I am going to start a new development cycle, and I'm not sure how much I can improve by tuning current items, and when I should stop this. I have a feeling that I can imp...
by pilgrimdan
Wed Feb 20, 2013 7:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: test position avoid ...f5
Replies: 3
Views: 623

test position avoid ...f5

[d]rnb1kb1r/p4ppp/2p5/q3p3/1p2B3/1P3N2/PBPP1PPP/R2QK2R b KQkq - 0 10
by pilgrimdan
Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Today is my Birthday, so
Replies: 20
Views: 1863

Re: Today is my Birthday, so

happy birthday Fernando... trust its a good one...
by pilgrimdan
Sat Dec 22, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 26
Views: 2858

Re: Merry Christmas

tjfroh wrote:KC,

Believing in Christ means conforming to His Holiness. This is almost impossible. It is like writing a perfect chess program.

Merry Christmas

TJF
the code of holiness...

i like that...
by pilgrimdan
Thu Nov 22, 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving to Everyone
Replies: 6
Views: 682

thanks...

appreciate that...
by pilgrimdan
Thu Nov 22, 2012 2:51 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: "positional exchange sacrifice" examples
Replies: 105
Views: 15354

Re: "positional exchange sacrifice" examples

houdini still sees it as = New game [D]1r3rk1/p3bppp/2p5/1pPqNb2/3Pp1P1/1PB5/P4PBP/R3Q1K1 b - - 0 1 Analysis by Houdini 3 Pro x64: 21...b4 22.gxf5 bxc3 23.Qxe4 Qxe4 24.Bxe4 Rb4 25.Nxc6 Bxc5 26.Nxb4 Bxb4 27.Rc1 Re8 = (0.11) Depth: 7/21 00:00:00 9kN 21...b4 = (0.04 ++) Depth: 8/21 00:00:00 11kN 21......