Cover: On the Application of Dynamic Programming to the Determination of Optimal Play in Chess and Checkers.

On the Application of Dynamic Programming to the Determination of Optimal Play in Chess and Checkers.

Published 1964

by Richard Ernest Bellman

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An outline of the basic methods for using the theory of dynamic programming, as well as currently available computers, to determine optimal play in the great majority of Pawn-King end-games in chess and, in all probability, in the entire game of checkers. Insofar as the methodology employs the concept of semigroups in structure, it is itself of interest. 5 pp.

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