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Richard E. Fikes,
an American mathematician and computer scientist, professor (research) emeritus at Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Stanford University, Ph.D. in CS from Carnegie Mellon University in 1968 under Allen Newell. His research is in the general area of knowledge representation and heuristic problem solving, he is co-developer of the STRIPS automatic planning system, the KIF (Knowledge Interchange Format), the Ontolingua ontology representation language [2] and Web-based ontology development environment, the OKBC (Open Knowledge Base Connectivity) API for knowledge servers, and IntelliCorp's KEE system. He was principal investigator of major projects for multiple Federal Government agencies including the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Intelligence Community’s Advanced Research and Development Activity (ARDA).

Computer Chess

As editor if the ACM SIGART newsletter from 1972 to 1974, Richard Fikes reported on early computer chess tournaments, notably the Fourth North American Computer-Chess Championship 1973 in Atlanta, and the First World Computer Chess Championship 1974 in Stockholm.

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