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Gary J. Boos,
an American engineer, chess class A and Go player [1] as well as programmer. He received a BSCE degree in 1966 and a MSCE degree in structural engineering in 1968 from the University of Minnesota [2]. Along with James Mundstock, Gary Boos co-authored the chess programs Mr. Turk and Iron Fish. Mr. Turk did not use alpha-beta, but a search based on a Multipurpose, Theorem-Proving Heuristic Program as described by James R. Slagle and Philip Bursky in 1968 [3], and competed at ACM 1971 [4]. Iron Fish played the ACM 1975. Gary Boos' Go-programm Teamgo paticipiated five times at North American Computer Go Championships [5] from 1995 to 1999.

Selected Publications

External Links


  1. ^ A.G.A.G.D. - American Go association Go Database
  2. ^ Gary Boos (1998). Regulatory Constraints Drive Up Costs from Transmission and distribution world magazine, Sep 1, 1998
  3. ^ James R. Slagle, Philip Bursky (1968). Experiments With a Multipurpose, Theorem-Proving Heuristic Program. Journal of the ACM, Vol. 15, No. 1
  4. ^ Ben Mittman (1971). Computer Chess Programs (Panel). pdf from The Computer History Museum
  5. ^ The North American Computer Go Championships

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