Monty Newborn

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Monroe Monty Newborn, chairman of the computer chess committee for the Association of Computing Machines,[1] was a professor of electrical engineering in Columbia University,[2] is now a professor of computer science at McGill University in Montreal.[3] He co-authored a computer chess program named Ostrich.[4]

Biography[edit]

Monty Newborn received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University in 1967. He was an assistant professor and associate professor at Columbia University in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from 1967 to 1975. In 1975, he joined the School of Computer Science at McGill University and has been with the School since then, serving as its director from 1976 to 1983.[5] He is the chairman of the ACM Computer Chess Committee since the early 1980s. His chess program, Ostrich, competed in five world championships dating back to 1974. He served as president of the International Computer Chess Association from 1983 to 1986.[6]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Deep Blue: An Artificial Intelligence Milestone, Springer-Verlag, 2003
  • Automated Theorem Proving: Theory and Practice, Springer-Verlag, 2001
  • Deep Blue: Computer Chess Comes of Age, Springer-Verlag, 1997
  • How Computers Play Chess, with D. Levy, WH. Freeman, NY, 1991
  • All About Chess and Computers, with D. Levy, Computer Sci Press, Potomac, MD, 1982
  • More Chess and Computers, with D. Levy, Computer Sci Press, Potomac, MD, 1980
  • Computer Chess, Academic Press, NY, 1975 [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The New York Times
  2. ^ Habitats tomorrow: homes and communities in an exciting new era : selections from The futurist, Edward Cornish, World Future Society
  3. ^ Once Again, Machine Beats Human Champion at Chess
  4. ^ Habitats tomorrow: homes and communities in an exciting new era : selections from The futurist, Edward Cornish, World Future Society
  5. ^ http://www.cs.mcgill.ca/~newborn/
  6. ^ http://www.research.ibm.com/deepblue/learn/html/e.8.5.html
  7. ^ McGill Newborn

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