is a computer program that plays the game Othello
, also known as Reversi. Logistello was written by Michael Buro
and is regarded as a strong player, having beaten the human world champion Takeshi Murakami six games to none in 1997
— the best Othello programs are now much stronger than any human player. Logistello's evaluation function is based on disc patterns and features over a million numerical parameters which were tuned using linear regression
Source code for Logistello is available under the terms of the GNU General Public License.