Tristan Cazenave wrote his first video game when he was 16 years old. He co-founded a company which later became Planete Interactive in 1992 and defended his PhD at Paris 6 University in 1996. Two years later he became Assistant Professor at Unisersity of Paris 8 and in 2008 he became Professor at LAMSADE, University of Paris Dauphine. His research and work focusses on search algorithms and computer games, for instance he wrote a Monte-Carlo based Phantom Go program competitive with human Go players. An improved version of it won gold medals at the 2007, 2008 and 2009 computer Olympiads.
Prof. Dr. Tristan Cazenave will give a Keynote-Talk at KI2021.