Accession Number:

ADA106560

Title:

A World-Championship-Level Othello Program

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

53.0

Abstract:

Othello is a recent addition to the collection of games that have been examined within artificial intelligence. Advances have been rapid, yielding programs that have reached the level of world-championship play. This article describes the current champion Othello program, Iago. The work described includes a task analysis of Othello the implementation of a program based on this analysis and state-of-the-art AI game-playing techniques and an evaluation of the programs performance through games played against other programs and comparisons with expert human play. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Theoretical Mathematics
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE