iCORE researcher Dr. Jonathan Schaeffer advances artificial intelligence with winning checkers software
David MacKillop and Kerry Ross promote CTI's green roof initiative
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ITEM:1TITLE: Dr. Jonathan Schaeffer, Chair, Computing Sciences, University of Alberta and iCORE Chair in High Performance Artificial Intelligence
SUBJECT: #239 Computer Outsmarts Humans At Checkers and Poker
SYNOPSIS: If you like playing games like checkers or poker, then you’ll likely meet your match when you play against a computer programmed by Dr. Jonathan Schaeffer. Using the science of artificial intelligence he’s got a line on all the plays you can possibly make.
ITEM:2TITLE: David MacKillop, Manager, Alastair Ross Technology Centre, Calgary
SUBJECT: #239 Alberta Eco Roof Initiative
SYNOPSIS: Gardens are moving up in the world - up to the roof tops. CTI's David MacKillop and Kerry Ross are researching the potential for green roofs to conserve water and energy.
ITEM:3TITLE: Kerry Ross, Architectural Consultant, IBI Group and Manager, Green Roof Project, Alastair Ross Technology Centre, Calgary
SUBJECT: #239 Researching Green Roofs