[Computer-go] MTCS: what is better?

Петр Смолов petr.smolov83 at mail.ru
Sun Oct 31 04:56:51 PDT 2010

I would like to know which program will be stronger: the one with a million pure random games or the one with 10 000 games, but these games will not be pure random...

> are you asking which converges faster asymptotically?
> there is always either a move that creates a winning situation, or no
> winning move. for every board position. so trivially the second.
> practically, however, i think that a mixture of randomness and smart
> go knowledge is what is used in the best programs.
> s.
> 2010/10/31 Петр Смолов <petr.smolov83 at mail.ru>:
> > Hello all!
> >
> > How do you think what is better: maximim number of simulations (with pure
> random games) or much less simulations (but the games are not played randomly,
> in other words, the program tries to implement a certain move ordering in each
> game, and of course it takes much more time) ?
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