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IBM's Deep Blue - Ten Years After

Speaker: Murray Campbell

Start: Monday, February 05, 2007, 12:00PM

End: Monday, February 05, 2007, 01:00PM

Location: University Center 310

Abstract: It has been ten years since IBM Research's Deep Blue defeated Garry Kasparov, the then-reigning world chess champion, in an epic six-game match that was closely watched by millions. Join Murray Campbell, IBM Research Manager of Intelligent Information Analysis and member of the Deep Blue team, on Monday, February 5th at noon in UC 310 as he presents the background that led up to the decisive match, reviews the match itself, and explores some of the design decisions that were made when building Deep Blue. Finally, Murray will discuss some of the broader implications of Deep Blue's victory on the Information Technology industry.

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