Michel Van den Bergh's professional interests in mathematics is supplemented by chess and computer chess programming. He worked on Toga IIPosix ports ^{[3]}, on icsdrone, an interface between an ICS (Internet Chess Server) and a chess engine supporting the Chess Engine Communication Protocol^{[4]}, and made an attempt to transform GNU Chess into a modern Chess Engine Communication Protocol compliant engine. He is in the process to improve version 5 with various SEE based pruning techniques and optimizations, where SEESign is faster to determine if the SEE value is below some threshold than computing its actual value ^{[5]}, and further applied parameter tuning using Rémi Coulom'sCLOP, Confident Local Optimization for Noisy Black-Box Parameter Tuning ^{[6]}.

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Michel Van den Bergh (1984). A duality theorem for Hopf algebras, Methods in ring theory. (Antwerp, 1983), NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series C: Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Vol. 129, Reidel, Dordrecht^{[8]}

Home * People * Michel Van den BerghMichel Van den Bergh,a Belgian mathematician, Ph.D. in 1985 and Habilitation (Hoger Aggregaat) in 1990 from University of Antwerp, and director of research at the Fund for Scientific Research, also affiliated with the University of Hasselt, Diepenbeek, and the Free University of Brussels. He was visiting researcher and professor at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourg, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley, California, and the Mittag Leffler Institute in Stockholm

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Michel Van den Bergh's professional interests in mathematics is supplemented by chess and computer chess programming. He worked on Toga II Posix ports^{[3]}, on icsdrone, an interface between an ICS (Internet Chess Server) and a chess engine supporting the Chess Engine Communication Protocol^{[4]}, and made an attempt to transform GNU Chess into a modern Chess Engine Communication Protocol compliant engine. He is in the process to improve version 5 with various SEE based pruning techniques and optimizations, where SEESign is faster to determine if the SEE value is below some threshold than computing its actual value^{[5]}, and further applied parameter tuning using Rémi Coulom's CLOP, Confident Local Optimization for Noisy Black-Box Parameter Tuning^{[6]}.## Selected Publications

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1984).A duality theorem for Hopf algebras, Methods in ring theory. (Antwerp, 1983), NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series C: Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Vol. 129, Reidel, Dordrecht^{[8]}1987).Linearisations of binary and ternary forms. Journal of Algebra, Vol. 1091989).Trace rings of generic matrices are Cohen-Macaulay. Journal of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 2, pdf^{[9]}## 1990 ...

1991).Cohen-Macaulayness of modules of covariants. Inventiones Mathematicae, Vol. 106, pdf1991).Explicit rational forms for the Poincar'e series of the trace rings of generic matrices. Israel Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 731993).Cohen-Macaulayness of semi-invariants for tori. Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 3361994).A converse to Stanley's conjecture for Sl2. Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 121, pdf^{[10]}## 2000 ...

2002, 2004).Non-commutative crepant resolutions. The Legacy of Niels Hendrik Abel, Springer^{[11]}2004).Three-dimensional flops and noncommutative rings. Duke Mathematical Journal, Vol. 1222004).A remark on a theorem by Deligne. Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 132^{[12]}2005).On the ZD∞ category. Proceedings of the 37th Symposium on Ring Theory and Representation Theory, Osaka, pdf2007).On global deformation quantization in the algebraic case. Journal of Algebra, Vol. 315, pdf2008).Double Poisson algebras. Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, Vol.360, pdf^{[13]}2009).The Kontsevich weight of a wheel with spokes pointing outward. Algebras and Representation Theory, Vol. 12^{[14]}## 2010 ...

2010).Notes on formal deformations of abelian categories. arXiv:1002.02592011).Noncommutative quadrics. International Mathematics Research Notices IMRN^{[15]}2013).On Involutivity of p-Support. arXiv:1309.6677^{[16]}^{[17]}2014).Calabi-Yau algebras and superpotentials. arXiv:1008.0599v3^{[18]}## Forum Posts

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