Tag Archives: Deep Blue

First ever chess playing computer program

Programming computers to play games has been central to Artificial Intelligence research since its early days back in the fifties. By now, most of us have heard of IBM’s Deep Blue supercomputer defeating world chess champion Garry Kasparov in the game of chess and becoming the first ever computer to defeat man in this very… Read More »

Game AI: The trade-off between entertainment and believable AI

I don’t write much about game AI since there is hardly anything cutting edge in game AI to talk about. More than a year ago, I wrote a post commenting on some research out of the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence showing that even irrational players could easily defeat the AI in the real-time… Read More »