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* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.chess.computer/browse_frm/thread/22565bb053a4ddf1 auto232 help needed] by Robert Hyatt, [[Computer Chess Forums|rgcc]], March 3, 1997
 
* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.chess.computer/browse_frm/thread/22565bb053a4ddf1 auto232 help needed] by Robert Hyatt, [[Computer Chess Forums|rgcc]], March 3, 1997
 
* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.chess.computer/browse_frm/thread/99eec6923b0481db computer chess "oracle" ideas...] by Robert Hyatt, [[Computer Chess Forums|rgcc]], April 1, 1997 » [[Oracle]]
 
* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.chess.computer/browse_frm/thread/99eec6923b0481db computer chess "oracle" ideas...] by Robert Hyatt, [[Computer Chess Forums|rgcc]], April 1, 1997 » [[Oracle]]
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* [https://www.stmintz.com/ccc/index.php?id=14009 Re: Square-of-the-pawn] by [[Robert Hyatt]], [[CCC]], January 13, 1998 » [[Blitz]], [[Rule of the Square]]
 
* [http://www.stmintz.com/ccc/index.php?id=14539 Re: New(?) search idea] by Robert Hyatt, [[CCC]], January 22, 1998 » [[Window#MinimaxWall|Minimax Wall]]
 
* [http://www.stmintz.com/ccc/index.php?id=14539 Re: New(?) search idea] by Robert Hyatt, [[CCC]], January 22, 1998 » [[Window#MinimaxWall|Minimax Wall]]
 
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* [http://www.talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=57035 New "smoothing" issue] by Robert Hyatt, [[CCC]], July 20, 2015  » [[Late Move Reductions]]
 
* [http://www.talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=57035 New "smoothing" issue] by Robert Hyatt, [[CCC]], July 20, 2015  » [[Late Move Reductions]]
 
* [http://www.talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=57036 New SMP stuff (particularly Kai)] by Robert Hyatt, [[CCC]], July 20, 2015
 
* [http://www.talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=57036 New SMP stuff (particularly Kai)] by Robert Hyatt, [[CCC]], July 20, 2015
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* [http://www.talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=58830 NUMA 101] by Robert Hyatt, [[CCC]], January 07, 2016 » [[NUMA]]
 
* [http://www.talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=58830 NUMA 101] by Robert Hyatt, [[CCC]], January 07, 2016 » [[NUMA]]
 
* [http://www.talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=59745 Crafty SMP measurement] by Robert Hyatt, [[CCC]], April 04, 2016 » [[Crafty]], [[Parallel Search]]
 
* [http://www.talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=59745 Crafty SMP measurement] by Robert Hyatt, [[CCC]], April 04, 2016 » [[Crafty]], [[Parallel Search]]
 
* [http://www.talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=61289&start=2 Re: Around Crafty dev. ...] by Robert Hyatt, [[CCC]], September 01, 2016
 
* [http://www.talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=61289&start=2 Re: Around Crafty dev. ...] by Robert Hyatt, [[CCC]], September 01, 2016
 
* [http://www.talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=61559 syzygy users (and Ronald)] by Robert Hyatt, [[CCC]], September 29, 2016 » [[BitScan]], [[Population Count]], [[x86-64]]
 
* [http://www.talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=61559 syzygy users (and Ronald)] by Robert Hyatt, [[CCC]], September 29, 2016 » [[BitScan]], [[Population Count]], [[x86-64]]
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* [http://www.talkchess.com/forum3/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=72255 oldie but goody] by [[Robert Hyatt]], [[CCC]], November 05, 2019 » [[Blitz#Source Code|Blitz 6.9 Source Code]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:53, 6 November 2019

Home * People * Robert Hyatt

Robert Morgan (Bob) Hyatt,
Robert Hyatt [1]

an American computer scientist, computer chess researcher, chess programmer, acknowledged computer chess authority, and associate professor at Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, since September 2016 officially retired from UAB [2] . Bob Hyatt is one of the most active researchers in computer chess, being involved from 1968 until the present. He holds a Master of Science from University of Southern Mississippi in 1983 with a thesis on Cray Blitz [3] , and a Ph.D. from UAB in 1988 on the topic of parallel search [4].

His engine Crafty was the strongest open source engine for many years in the 90's and early 00's. He was primary author of Blitz and Cray Blitz, the two-time winner of the World Computer Chess Championship, the WCCC 1983 and the WCCC 1986. Beside research and publications on parallel search, transposition table, time management and book learning, Bob is inventor of rotated bitboards. He is active poster in Computer Chess Forums, served as moderator of CCC, and as member of the Secretariat of ICGA Investigations.

Photos

ACM 1982

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Ben Mittman, Monroe Newborn, Ken Thompson and Robert Hyatt, ACM 1982 [5]

WCCC 1983

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Harry Nelson, Robert Hyatt and Don Beal, Cray Blitz vs BCP, WCCC 1983 [6]

London 1984

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David Levy and Robert Hyatt at Advances in Computer Chess 4, London 1984 [7]

ACM 1988

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Harry Nelson, Robert Hyatt and Ossi Weiner at the ACM 1988, Orlando [8]

ACCA 2007

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James Swafford, Charles Roberson, Bob and Brian Richardson watching ACCA 2007 [9]

Selected Publications

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Forum Posts

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External Links

References

  1. Image from Dr. Robert Hyatt's UAB homepage (dead link)
  2. Re: Around Crafty dev. ... by Robert Hyatt, CCC, September 01, 2016
  3. Robert Hyatt (1983). Cray Blitz - A Computer Chess Playing Program. Master's Thesis, University of Southern Mississippi
  4. Robert Hyatt (1988). A High-Performance Parallel Algorithm to Search Depth-First Game Trees. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  5. Photo from The Computer History Museum
  6. László Lindner, A SZÁMÍTÓGÉPES SAKK KÉPEKBEN című melléklete - The pictures of the Beginning of Chess Computers
  7. László Lindner, A SZÁMÍTÓGÉPES SAKK KÉPEKBEN című melléklete - The pictures of the Beginning of Chess Computers
  8. Photo courtesy of Monroe Newborn, The Computer History Museum (wrong text)
  9. The 2007 Second Annual ACCA Americas' Computer Chess Chamionships Site Pics from UAB
  10. ICGA Reference Database (pdf)
  11. DBLP: Robert M. Hyatt
  12. Interview with Robert Hyatt hosted by Ed Schröder

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