[Computer-go] cgos bayeselo

Don Dailey dailey.don at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 12:18:57 PST 2010


Please note that nothing has changed with respect to the anchor players -
they need to stay the same.


On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 3:08 PM, Don Dailey <dailey.don at gmail.com> wrote:

> I made the change to the scripts which computer bayeselo ratings.   Every
> bot which ends with the  ",?"  suffix (where the question mark is a wildcard
> character)  will be rated as if it were a single player.   It will show up
> in bayeselo with ",*"  (comma asterisk) appended.
>
> There is no check to prevent clones from playing each other - I may or may
> not try to fix that later.
>
> I also intend to synchronize bayeselo ratings with the main list by
> periodically copying the ratings from bayeselo to the standard list for
> these comma bots.   I will not copy ratings for other bots,  just the comma
> bots.     This should have a fairly powerful standardizing effect on the
> rating pool.   Bayeselo is standardized by a single anchor but there should
> be no drift if the anchor has played enough games and so the comma bots
> should always have accurate ratings, at least to accuracy of the ELO rating
> system and the number of samples.
>
> Please note that it will be good if the actual anchor continues to
> participate on a regular basis.
>
> Don
>
>
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