Creation of subtitles

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Today professional subtitlers usually work with specialized computer software and hardware where the video is digitally stored on a hard disk, making each individual frame instantly accessible. Besides creating the subtitles, the subtitler usually also tells the computer software the … Read More

Computer poker players

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The game of poker (or at least most of the variants) is considered to be computationally intractable. However, methods are being developed to at least approximate perfect strategy from the combinatorial game theory perspective in the heads-up (two player) game, … Read More

Backgammon

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Backgammon is a board game for two players. Each player has fifteen pieces (checkers) which move between twenty-four triangles (points) according to the roll of two dice. The objective of the game is to be first to bear off, that … Read More

Mahjong equipment

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Basic equipment: chips, tiles and dice. Mahjong houses provide a convenient venue for Mahjong old hands. This is a typical scene of Mahjong house in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Mahjong, can be played either with a set of Mahjong tiles, … Read More

Late in autumn

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The whisky from the glass on the office, the cigar, the music, the computer… the daily drugs of a common life, or the supreme pleasure of a simple life? Now, it’s late in autumn. The cold wind of the empty … Read More

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