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Chess plays major role in Endgame
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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 15:30
While chess is usually not more than part of a decor in cinema, or – even worse – a way to emphasize a character's twisted mind, it plays a major role in the TV series Endgame which premiered last year on the Canadian network Showcase. Last week's profile in the New York Times drew our attention to the show that stars Shawn Doyle, playing crime-...
Using math to detect cheating
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 14:35
Kenneth Regan, associate professor of computer science at the University at Buffalo, has developed a program that can assist in discovering cheating. This was reported yesterday in the New York Times. For the New York Times, Dylan Loeb McClain, spoke with Regan, who has been researching the problem for five years. The Toiletgate scandal during the...