Deep Blue

An Artificial Intelligence Milestone

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Author: Monty Newborn

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387217908

Category: Computers

Page: 348

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This book offers a detailed account of IBM's Deep Blue chess program, the people who created it, and its historic battles with World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov. The text examines the progress made by the creators of Deep Blue, beginning with the1989 two-game match against Kasparov. The heroes are: IBM researchers Feng-hsiung Hsu, Murray Campbell, and Joe Hoane, along with team leader Chung-Jen Tan and International Grandmaster Joel Benjamin. The text chronicles one of the great technology achievements of the 20th Century. It establishes the point in history when mankind's exciting new tool, the computer, came of age and competed with its human creators in the ultimate intellectual competition: a game of chess. This book will serve as the premier story documenting that achievement and a milestone in the development of artificial intelligence.

Deep Blue

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Author: Colin Mansell

Publisher: Chipmunkapublishing ltd

ISBN: 1849910138

Category:

Page: 137

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DescriptionHere are some poems from the heart, some are about prison and some are about pain, but hey you can't cry forever....so some are about life, love and laughter. Remember truth is love. About the AuthorSince writing this book I have become a counselor I did my diplomas at Lambeth College I have gained a level 1 and 2 CPCAB status of qualification and am now in my 3rd year, I believe that poetry is a form of counseling, It can heal the mind and bring peace to our lives, I also work with the homeless, ex offenders, mentally ill, the elderly and with people that have learning problems, I offer advice, friendship and counseling, I help them and in doing so, this helps me.

Deep Blue

Critical Reflections on Nature, Religion and Water

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Author: Sylvie Shaw,Andrew Francis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317488180

Category: Religion

Page: 352

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Nature religions look to rivers, lakes and oceans for inspiration and spiritual transformation. 'Deep Blue' brings together the work of influential scholars in the field of nature religion, ranging across anthropology, mythology, sociology and psychology. The essays examine the interrelationship between spiritual practice, critical thinking, and environmental concern. Tracing the ancient history of humanity's close relationship with both salt and fresh water, the book calls for a sustainable relationship with water in contemporary western culture. 'Deep Blue' will be of interest to students of paganism and religion, environmental researchers and activists, and all those involved in the intersection between religion and ecology.

Deep Blue

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Author: Suzanne McMinn

Publisher: Silhouette

ISBN: 1426809018

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Vengeance, by any means possible That was PAX agent Cade Brock's mission. To find the man who had killed his parents and caused the mutations that made Cade so valuable to the PAX League. And then, to find the female treasurehunter-turned-terrorist who had betrayed him, leaving him for dead. Together, the two were working to hatch the ultimate terrorist plot and, if Cade couldn't stop them in time, millions would die. But then Cade apprehended the wrong woman, Sienna Parker, the terrorist's identical twin sister. Cade was certain Sienna knew the location of a shipwreck that held the key to the terrorists' lethal time bomb, but how could he make a woman he's desperately attracted to a pawn in this deadly game?

Waterfire Saga: Deep Blue

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Author: Jennifer Donnelly

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444921193

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 368

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When Serafina, a mermaid of the Mediterranean Sea, awakens on the morning of her betrothal, her biggest worry should be about reuniting with handsome Prince Mahdi, her childhood crush. Instead she finds herself haunted by strange dreams foretelling the return of an ancient evil, and dealing with the deaths of her parents as assassins storm the betrothal ceremony, plunging the city into chaos. Led only by her shadowy dreams and pursued by the invading army, Serafina and her best friend Neela embark on a quest to avenge her parents' death and prevent a war between the mer nations. In the process they discover a plot that threatens their - and our - world's very existence.

And the Deep Blue Sea

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Author: Charles Williams

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453266240

Category: Fiction

Page: 188

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Edgar Award Finalist: A sailor stranded in the Pacific Ocean finds there are a million ways to die His life in pieces, Harry Goddard buys a thirty-two-foot sloop and sets out to sail the Pacific. He is a thousand miles from anywhere when his craft strikes an unseen object, and begins taking water. For all his desperate efforts, he cannot save her, and Harry is forced into his life raft, to drift without food, water, or shelter from the sun. He is near death when the Leander rescues him. But by the time his trip is over, he’ll wish he’d taken his chances in the open water. A tramp freighter sailing under the Panamanian flag, the Leander is en route to the Philippines when its crew spots Harry and takes him aboard. But as he regains his strength, Harry uncovers a murderous conspiracy that could destroy the ship that saved him.

Kasparov and Deep Blue

The Historic Chess Match Between Man and Machine

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Author: Bruce Pandolfini

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 068484852X

Category: Games

Page: 171

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Follows the historical chess tournament between world chess champion Garry Kasparov and the chess program Deep Blue, in a game-by-game, play-by-play analysis

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Merchant Seamen, Pirates and the Anglo-American Maritime World, 1700-1750

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Author: Marcus Rediker

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521379830

Category: History

Page: 322

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This unsparing account of the eighteenth-century maritime world reconstructs the often brutal social and cultural milieu of Anglo-American seafaring and piracy, following sailors and their ships from their trade routes into rowdy waterfront ports.

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea?

French Jewry and the Problem of Church and State

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Author: Zvi Jonathan Kaplan

Publisher: Society of Biblical Lit

ISBN: 1930675615

Category: History

Page: 140

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This book examines the development of Jewish positions on the relationship between church and state in France from the French Revolution until the 1905 law of separation. It is a comprehensive study of the complex interplay among all segments of the Jewish population and the communitys attempt to come to terms with its social and religious status in the nineteenth century. It addresses how French Jews understood the constitutional right of religious freedom in a state that supported Judaism, while, at the same time, in its Concordat with the Catholic Church, officially recognized Catholicism as the religion of the great majority of French citizens. Conversely, it examines how they responded to the attempts by the republican majority during the Third Republic to radically secularize the public sphere and separate church from state. The volume considers the extent to which the positions expressed by the representatives of French Jewry on church-state policies were pragmatic and the extent to which they were ideological and compares Jewish attitudes toward the relationship between church and state with those of other religious groups in France.

Beyond Deep Blue

Chess in the Stratosphere

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Author: Monty Newborn

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780857293411

Category: Computers

Page: 287

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More than a decade has passed since IBM’s Deep Blue computer stunned the world by defeating Garry Kasparov, the world chess champion at that time. Beyond Deep Blue tells the continuing story of the chess engine and its steady improvement. The book provides analysis of the games alongside a detailed examination of the remarkable technological progress made by the engines – asking which one is best, how good is it, and how much better can it get. Features: presents a total of 118 games, played by 17 different chess engines, collected together for the first time in a single reference; details the processor speeds, memory sizes, and the number of processors used by each chess engine; includes games from 10 World Computer Chess Championships, and three computer chess tournaments of the Internet Chess Club; covers the man-machine matches between Fritz and Kramnik, and Kasparov and Deep Junior; describes three historical matches between leading engines – Hydra vs. Shredder, Junior vs. Fritz, and Zappa vs. Rybka.

Deep Blue Home

An Intimate Ecology of Our Wild Ocean

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Author: Julia Whitty

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 054748707X

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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At the center of Deep Blue Home—a penetrating exploration of the ocean as single vast current and of the creatures dependent on it—is Whitty’s description of the three-dimensional ocean river, far more powerful than the Nile or the Amazon, encircling the globe. It’s a watery force connected to the earth’s climate control and so to the eventual fate of the human race. Whitty’s thirty-year career as a documentary filmmaker and diver has given her sustained access to the scientists dedicated to the study of an astonishing range of ocean life, from the physiology of “extremophile” life forms to the strategies of nesting seabirds to the ecology of “whale falls” (what happens upon the death of a behemoth). No stranger to extreme adventure, Whitty travels the oceanside and underwater world from the Sea of Cortez to Newfoundland to Antarctica. In the Galapagos, in one of the book’s most haunting encounters, she realizes: “I am about to learn the answer to my long-standing question about what would happen to a person in the water if a whale sounded directly alongside—would she, like a person afloat beside a sinking ship, be dragged under too?” This book provides extraordinary armchair entree to gripping adventure, cutting-edge science, and an intimate understanding of our deep blue home.

Kasparov versus Deep Blue

Computer Chess Comes of Age

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Author: Monty Newborn

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461222605

Category: Computers

Page: 322

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In February 1996, a chess-playing computer known as Deep Blue made history by defeating the reigning world chess champion, Gary Kasparov, in a game played under match conditions. Kasparov went on to win the six-game match 4-2 and at the end of the match announced that he believed that chess computing had come of age. This book provides an enthralling account of the match and of the story that lies behind it: the evolution of chess-playing computers and the development of Deep Blue. The story of chess-playing computers goes back a long way and the author provides a whistlestop tour of the highlights of this history. As the development comes to its culmination in Philadelphia, we meet the Deep Blue team, Garry Kasparov and each of the historic six games is provided in full with a detailed commentary. Chess grandmaster Yasser Seirawan provided a lively commentary throughout the match and here provides a Foreword about the significance of this event.

Danger in the Deep Blue Sea

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Author: Debbie Dadey,Tatevik Avakyan

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442453192

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

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When sharks are spotted in Trident City, Pearl is assigned a Shark Guard for safety and begins stirring up trouble by denouncing all shark-related activities before wrongly accusing a friend of stealing. By the award-winning co-author of the Adventures of the Bailey School Kids series. Simultaneous.

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

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Author: April Genevieve Tucholke

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 0571307914

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 368

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Faded Gatsby glamour and thrilling gothic horror meet in this gorgeously told, terrifying and dreamy YA romance. 'You stop fearing the devil when you're holding his hand...' Nothing much exciting rolls through Violet White's sleepy, seaside town...until River West comes along. River rents the guesthouse behind Violet's crumbling estate, and as eerie, grim things start to happen, Violet begins to wonder about the boy living in her backyard. Is River just a crooked-smiling liar with pretty eyes and a mysterious past? Violet's grandmother always warned her about the Devil, but she never said he could be a dark-haired boy who likes coffee and who kisses you in a cemetery... Violet's already so knee-deep in love, she can't see straight. And that's just how River likes it.

Deep Blue Eternity

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Author: Natasha Boyd

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3736300263

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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Als Olivia Baines zwölf Jahre alt ist, wird ihre ältere Schwester Abby von einem Unbekannten ermordet. Noch heute, sechs Jahre später, leidet Olivia schwer unter dem Ereignis. Eines Tages wird der Schmerz so stark, dass sie nur einen Ausweg sieht: Sie flüchtet an den Ort, von dem sie sicher ist, dass dort niemand nach ihr suchen wird: ein verlassenes Cottage ihrer Großmutter auf Daufuskie Island, im Südosten der USA. Doch sie hat nicht damit gerechnet, dass sich dort bereits jemand aufhält. Tom ist alles andere als begeistert, als Olivia auf der Insel auftaucht. Die junge Frau erinnert ihn an das dunkelste Kapitel seiner Vergangenheit, vor dem er seit sechs Jahren versucht davonzulaufen ... und das ihn jetzt eingeholt hat.

The Deep Blue Memory

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Author: Monique Urza

Publisher: University of Nevada Press

ISBN: 9780874172126

Category: Fiction

Page: 157

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A second-generation Basque American tries to reconcile her memories of the simplicity of the past with the reality of change in the present as she recalls life with her Basque immigrant grandparents

Deep Blue Sea

An irresistible journey of love, intrigue and betrayal

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Author: Tasmina Perry

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755358554

Category: Fiction

Page: 428

View: 1997

Beneath the shimmering surface lies a dark secret... Two sisters unravel a tangle of lies in Deep Blue Sea, an intriguing and unputdownable novel from Sunday Times bestselling author, Tasmina Perry. Perfect for fans of Perry's latest bestseller, The Pool House and Michelle Frances' The Girlfriend. 'Sexual tension and an untimely death set the scene for perfect poolside escapism... Perry delivers a big juicy holiday read with enough sexual tension - unresolved and otherwise - to keep you gripped' - Marie-Claire Diana and Julian Denver have the world at their feet. With a blissful marriage, a darling son and beautiful homes in London and the country, Diana's life, to the outside world, is perfect. But nothing is as it seems... When Julian dies suddenly and tragically, Diana is convinced there is more to it than meets the eye. She calls on the one person she had never wanted to see again - her sister, Rachel. A former tabloid reporter, Rachel appears to be living the dream as a diving instructor on a Thai island. The truth is she's in exile, estranged from her family and driven from her career by Fleet Street's phone-hacking scandal. For Rachel, Diana's request opens old wounds. But she is determined to make amends for the past, and embarks on a treacherous journey to uncover the truth - wherever it may lead... What readers are saying about Deep Blue Sea: 'The plot line is fantastic, there was a great air of mystery... I was so intrigued!' 'A riveting book full of suspense, intrigue, and twists and turns that you won't see coming' 'This was a fantastic read that really captured my imagination - a mystery with heart'

Families of the Deep Blue Sea

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Author: Kenneth Mallory

Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

ISBN: 0881068853

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Describes what it is like to be a young walrus, crocodile, penguin, octopus, sea otter, dolphin, cardinal fish, polar bear, right whale, sea turtle, and coral catfish