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Kevin P. Coplan,
a British computer scientist from the Department of Computing [1] at the University of Bradford, Bradford, England. His research interests covers search algorithms and the synthesis of endgame knowledge by recursive optimisation.

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In his 1982 contribution A Special-Purpose Machine for an Improved Search Algorithm for Deep Chess Combinations [2], Coplan introduced the C* algorithm [3], to utilize Null Window searches of Fail-Soft Alpha-Beta in a bisection scheme.

Selected Publications

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References

  1. ^ Welcome to the Department of Computing at the University of Bradford
  2. ^ Kevin Coplan (1982). A Special-Purpose Machine for an Improved Search Algorithm for Deep Chess Combinations. Advances in Computer Chess 3
  3. ^ Jean-Christophe Weill (1991). Experiments With the NegaC* Search - An Alternative for Othello Endgame Search. Heuristic Programming in AI 2
  4. ^ ICGA Reference Database (pdf)

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