[Computer-go] living by two false eyes

Erik van der Werf erikvanderwerf at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 07:48:39 PDT 2011

On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 4:11 PM, fastgo <fastgo at gmail.com> wrote:
> In StoneGrid, it has built in the Benson algorithm in the playout. It does
> not seem to help much on overall strength. But I think it should solve the
> case here.
> I think you can implement the Benson Algorithm in the late stage of the
> playout.
> It has another advantage finishing the playout in shorter length. In
> StoneGrid, the playout on average finishes in a little bit more than 70
> stones on 9x9.
> You need quite a lot of effort to get it fast as well as correct. So the
> return of the effort is low.

I also have it in my program. The funny thing is that if I disable it
the program actually becomes slower because of the longer playouts...


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