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Selective Search in Games of Different Complexity

On May 25th, 2011 I received my Ph.D. degree in Computer Science (at the Department of Knowledge Engineering) at Maastricht University. Topics of my Ph.D. thesis are Artificial Intelligence, and computer game playing.

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If you want, you can download the whole thesis (176 pages) [PDF].

You can also download the following parts of my thesis seperately:

  • Statements (1 page) [PDF]
  • Contents (13 pages) [PDF]
  • Preface (2 pages) [PDF]
  • Chapter 1: Introduction (9 pages) [PDF]
  • Chapter 2: Search Methods (13 pages) [PDF]
  • Chapter 3: Single-Player Monte-Carlo Tree Search (16 pages) [PDF]
  • Chapter 4: Proof-Number Search with Endgame Databases (21 pages) [PDF]
  • Chapter 5: Forward Pruning in Chance Nodes (26 pages) [PDF]
  • Chapter 6: Best-Reply Search in Multi-Player Games (20 pages0 [PDF]
  • Chapter 7: Conclusions and Future Research (6 pages) [PDF]
  • References (22 pages) [PDF]
  • Index (2 pages) [PDF]
  • Summary (English, 4 pages) [PDF]
  • Summary (Dutch, 5 pages) [PDF]
  • Curriculum Vitae (1 page) [PDF]

Contact me:

Department of Knowledge Engineering
Sint Servaasklooster 39
6211 TE Maastricht
The Netherlands

Tel (+31) (0)43-3882005
Fax (+31) (0)43-3884910

Email: m.schadd@gmail.com

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