# [Computer-go] Team Play (was: Shogi-News...)

Hideki Kato hideki_katoh at ybb.ne.jp
Fri Oct 29 18:14:48 PDT 2010

```terry mcintyre: <611937.65456.qm at web39805.mail.mud.yahoo.com>:
>The article says that the name of the program, Akara, is a Buddhist word which
>means "10 to the 224th power" -- which suggests an origin much earlier than
>"back in the 90s", and a rather interesting numerical system. Why would the
>224th power of 10 be a single word?
>
>224 = 32 * 7 = 2^5 * 7
>
>There is probably an interesting reason to consider 224 as a "special" number in
>some taxonomy of numbers. Perhaps it is a series of powers of 2 times 7 ==> 14,
>28, 56, 112, 224

Yes. In buddhaavataMsaka-naama-mahaa-vaipulya-suutra, vol. 45
(also, at the bottom of
http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%91%BD%E6%95%B0%E6%B3%95):

Kutei	10^7
Ayuta	10^(7*2)
Nayuta	10^(7*(2^2))
Binbara	10^(7*(2^3))
Kongara	10^(7*(2^4))
Akara	10^(7*(2^5))
Saisho	10^(7*(2^6))
Mabara	10^(7*(2^7))
Abara	10^(7*(2^8))
Tabara	10^(7*(2^9))
Kaibun	10^(7*(2^10))
Fuma	10^(7*(2^11))
Nema	10^(7*(2^12))
Abaken	10^(7*(2^13))
Mikaba	10^(7*(2^14))
Biraka	10^(7*(2^15))
Bikaba	10^(7*(2^16))
Sogarama	10^(7*(2^17))
Bisara	10^(7*(2^18))
Bisemba	10^(7*(2^19))
Bijoga	10^(7*(2^20))
Bisuda	10^(7*(2^21))
Bibaka	10^(7*(2^22))
Bibatei	10^(7*(2^23))
Bikyatan	10^(7*(2^24))
Shoryo	10^(7*(2^25))
Ichiji	10^(7*(2^26))
Iro	10^(7*(2^27))
Tendo	10^(7*(2^28))
Sanmaya	10^(7*(2^29))
Bitora	10^(7*(2^30))
Keibara	10^(7*(2^31))
Shisatsu	10^(7*(2^32))
Shuko	10^(7*(2^33))
Koshutu	10^(7*(2^34))
Saimyo	10^(7*(2^35))
Nairaba	10^(7*(2^36))
Kariba	10^(7*(2^37))
Ichido	10^(7*(2^38))
Karibo	10^(7*(2^39))
Karisan	10^(7*(2^40))
Keiroka	10^(7*(2^41))
Tatsurahoda	10^(7*(2^42))
Karona	10^(7*(2^43))
Marona	10^(7*(2^44))
Zamboda	10^(7*(2^45))
Maroma	10^(7*(2^47))
Chobuku	10^(7*(2^48))
Rikyoman	10^(7*(2^49))
Fudo	10^(7*(2^50))
Gokuryo	10^(7*(2^51))
Amatara	10^(7*(2^52))
Bomatara	10^(7*(2^53))
Gamatara	10^(7*(2^54))
Namatara	10^(7*(2^55))
Keimatara	10^(7*(2^56))
Beimatara	10^(7*(2^57))
Haramatara	10^(7*(2^58))
Shibamatara	10^(7*(2^59))
Eira	10^(7*(2^60))
Beira	10^(7*(2^61))
Taira	10^(7*(2^62))
Gera	10^(7*(2^63))
Sohora	10^(7*(2^64))
Naira	10^(7*(2^65))
Keira	10^(7*(2^66))
Sairaq	10^(7*(2^67))
Heira	10^(7*(2^68))
Meira	10^(7*(2^69))
...			#Sorry, tired (@_@)
Fukasetsu	10^(7*(2^119))
Fukasetsuten	10^(7*(2^120))
Fukasetsu-fukasetsu	10^(7*(2^121))
Fukasetsu-fukasetsuten	10^(7*(2^122))

#Fukasetsu-fukasetsuten equals to
10^37218383881977644441306597687849648128.

Cf. http://www.7key.jp/data/kansuuzi.html#omake (in Japanese)

NB: Above words are not the original (Sanskrit) but Japanese
translations.

Hideki
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Hideki Kato <mailto:hideki_katoh at ybb.ne.jp>

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