Akihiro Kishimoto,
a Japanese computer scientiest, research staff member at IBM Ireland, and before assistant professor at Future University Hakodate. His research interests covers AI, graph theory, and parallel/distributed computing and search. Along with Yasushi Tanase, and at times Ayumu Nagai and Norifumi Gotoh, Akihiro Kishimoto is author of the strong Shogi program ISshogi, and is further author of the Go program Akebono (9x9).

Akihiro Kishimoto, Jonathan Schaeffer (2002). Distributed Game-Tree Search Using Transposition Table Driven Work Scheduling, In Proc. of 31st International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP'02), pages 323-330, IEEE Computer Society Press. pdf via CiteSeerX

Akihiro Kishimoto, Jonathan Schaeffer (2002). Transposition Table Driven Work Scheduling in Distributed Game-Tree Search. Fifteenth Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI'2002), Best Paper Prize, Volume 2338 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI), pages 56-68, Springer

Home * People * Akihiro KishimotoAkihiro Kishimoto,a Japanese computer scientiest, research staff member at IBM Ireland, and before assistant professor at Future University Hakodate. His research interests covers AI, graph theory, and parallel/distributed computing and search. Along with Yasushi Tanase, and at times Ayumu Nagai and Norifumi Gotoh, Akihiro Kishimoto is author of the strong Shogi program ISshogi, and is further author of the Go program Akebono (9x9).

Akihiro Kishimoto was a member of the GAMES group

^{[1]}in the Department of Computing Science at the University of Alberta, and worked with Jonathan Schaeffer et al. on solving Checkers^{[2]}. Additionally, he worked with Martin Müller on Graph History Interaction, Proof-number search and Computer Go.^{[3]}## Table of Contents

## Selected Publications

^{[4]}^{[5]}## 1999

1999).Parallel AND/OR tree search based on proof and disproof numbers. 5th Game Programming Workshop## 2000 ...

2002).Distributed Game-Tree Search Using Transposition Table Driven Work Scheduling, In Proc. of 31st International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP'02), pages 323-330, IEEE Computer Society Press. pdf via CiteSeerX2002).Transposition Table Driven Work Scheduling in Distributed Game-Tree Search. Fifteenth Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI'2002), Best Paper Prize, Volume 2338 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI), pages 56-68, Springer2003).Df-pn in Go: An Application to the One-Eye Problem. Advances in Computer Games 10, pdf.2004).A General Solution to the Graph History Interaction Problem. AAAI National Conference, pdf## 2005 ...

2005).Recognizing Seki in Computer Go. Advances in Computer Games 112005).Correct and Efficient Search Algorithms in the Presence of Repetitions. Ph.D. thesis, University of Alberta, Received the 2005 ChessBase Best-Publication Award, pdf2005).A Solution to the GHI Problem for Depth-First Proof-Number Search. 7th Joint Conference on Information Sciences (JCIS2003), pp. 489 - 492, pdf » Graph History Interaction2005).Solving Checkers. IJCAI 20052006).Monte Carlo Go Has a Way to Go. AAAI 2006, pdf2007).Lambda Depth-First Proof-Number Search and Its Application to Go. IJCAI 2007, pdf2007).Checkers is Solved. Science, Vol. 317, no. 58442008).About the Completeness of Depth-First Proof-Number Search. CG 20082009).Scalable, Parallel Best-First Search for Optimal Sequential Planning. In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-2009) (Best Paper Award), pages 201-208, pdf## 2010 ...

2010).Simultaneously Searching with Multiple Settings: An Alternative to Parameter Tuning for Suboptimal Single-Agent Search Algorithms. ICAPS 2010: 177-184, pdf2011).Scalable Distributed Monte Carlo Tree Search. SoCS2011, pdf2011).Accelerated UCT and Its Application to Two-Player Games. Advances in Computer Games 132012).Game-Tree Search using Proof Numbers: The First Twenty Years. ICGA Journal, Vol. 35, No. 32013).Parallel Dovetailing and its Application to Depth-First Proof-Number Search. ICGA Journal, Vol. 36, No. 1^{[6]}2013).Shared-Memory Parallel Frontier-Based Search. WALCOM 2013## External Links

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