[Pachi] self-play

Petr Baudis pasky at ucw.cz
Sat Aug 6 10:22:25 CEST 2011


On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 10:59:45PM +0200, Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> > I expect that has something to do
> > with it (sometimes they seem to be passing before all the territory is
> > settled).
> Maybe, but why does the estimate of the score depends on it being done
> by one or the other of the players? The same program should estimate a
> board the same regardless of who it plays as, shouldn't it? Even if
> the situation is unsettled or the evaluation is wrong, the same error
> should be made every time it sees the same board.

  Yes, but when dead stones are idenitified, this is based on the
statistics of prevailing board point owner at the final poistion of the
simulations. The simnulations are randomized so sometimes disagreements
may appear.

				Petr "Pasky" Baudis
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