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Learnfun and Playfun: A Nintendo Automation System
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| by Tom Murphy VII on Jan 23, 2014 |
27:46

Summary
Tom Murphy explores the automation of Nintendo Entertainment System game playing, using the mathematically elegant and amusingly simple techniques of lexicographic ordering and time travel.

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Bio

Tom Murphy VII is a professional software-person and whimsical research-hobbyist who has made over one jillion miscellaneous thingies. His specialty is creating under duress: Games, music, writing, fonts, and so on; this helps to explain both the quantity and the spottiness. He did his Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon on the theory and practice of modal type systems for distributed programming.

Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web.

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