[Computer-go] pro games againt pachi and mogo : miai bot ?

Alain Baeckeroot alain.baeckeroot at laposte.net
Thu Apr 14 09:33:38 PDT 2011

Le 14/04/2011 13:32, Olivier Teytaud a écrit :
>    We played games from random positions against a french 5D player (former
> french champion and terrible for computers as a Monte-Carlo Go expert...).
> We lost games with moderate number of stones in the initial position, but we
> won 2 out of 3 games with 180 random stones whereas the human was allowed to
> choose between black and white (for one position, the human believed it was
> much easier for black, lost, and replayed the game with white, and lost
> again). As this would never happen for standard games we can conclude that
> random positions are a nightmare for humans. We will publish the positions.

I guess this due to lots of miai points.

Can't this give a hint for a bot strategy agaisnt human :
-try to build lots of miai points (maybe whole board like 50% likehood 
for final territory)

my 1 cent

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