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Alan W. Biermann,
an American mathematician, computer scientist and professor of CS at Duke University. His research interests include computational linguistics, automatic programming, learning and inference, and multimedia tools for computer science education [1]. In the mid 70s, he advised his students Eric Jensen and Tom Truscott in writing the Duke program, a Checkers program which defeated Samuel's program in a 2-game match [2] [3] [4].

Selected Publicatons

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External Links


  1. ^ Alan W. Biermann
  2. ^ The Lewiston Daily Sun - Google News Archive, May 12, 1977
  3. ^ A brief history of computer checkers by Martin Fierz
  4. ^ Samuel's and The Duke Checkers Programs
  5. ^ Alan W. Biermann - Selected Publicatons
  6. ^ dblp: Alan W. Biermann

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