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David Allen McAllester,
an American computer scientist, Professor and Chief Academic Officer at Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1978, 1979, and 1987 respectively. His research interests covers machine learning theory, the theory of programming languages, automated reasoning, AI planning, computer game playing, and computational linguistics. In 1988, McAllester proposed the best-first search algorithm Conspiracy Number Search which was adopted to depth-first in 1993 as Alpha-Beta Conspiracy Search, published in 2002 in the ICGA Journal [1].
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External Links


  1. ^ David McAllester, Deniz Yuret (2002). Alpha-Beta Conspiracy Search. ICGA Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1
  2. ^ David McAllester's Personal WWW Page
  3. ^ ICGA Reference Database(pdf)
  4. ^ DBLP: David A. McAllester
  5. ^ WalkSAT from WIkipedia
  6. ^ Good–Turing frequency estimation from Wikipedia
  7. ^ Jack Good (1953). The population frequencies of species and the estimation of population parameters. Biometrika, Vol. 40, Nos. 3-4
  8. ^ Jack Good (2000). Turing’s anticipation of emprical Bayes in connection with the cryptanalysis of the naval enigma. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, Vol. 66, No. 2

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