Cognitive Model of Problem-Solving in Chess

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Science  10 Jul 1970:
Vol. 169, Issue 3941, pp. 209-211
DOI: 10.1126/science.169.3941.209


By performing a series of five experiments with two subjects, several aspects of one of the subject's behavior in solving chess problems were found to be predictable, and a model was developed to explain this predictability. The heuristics used in this model may be applicable in developing future computer programs for chess play.

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