[Computer-go] Go is not much different from chess

David Fotland fotland at smart-games.com
Mon Jul 4 23:10:46 PDT 2011


Can you try playing 1000 games with and without your change against a
standard opponent, and seeing how your change affects the percentage of won
games against that opponent?

Thanks,

David

> -----Original Message-----
> From: computer-go-bounces at dvandva.org [mailto:computer-go-
> bounces at dvandva.org] On Behalf Of Leon Matoh
> Sent: Monday, July 04, 2011 10:48 PM
> To: computer-go at dvandva.org
> Subject: Re: [Computer-go] Go is not much different from chess
> 
> 
> I know that MCTS winrate does not give any usufull information about
quality
> of the move except winning chance
> 
> I said that normalized winrates with random komi window give much more
> information.
> 
> So to show the concept I played two games on 13x13 between
> 
> 1) standard pachi
> 
> 2) and modified pachi with random komi from fixed window [-17.5,32.5] for
> all game
>      board.c 1404 > return (32.5 - rand() % 51) + board->handicap +
> scores[S_WHITE] - scores[S_BLACK];
>      meaning that for EACH quick count I aplliyed komi as a random number
> from window
> 
> Games were close and very informative.
> 
> First one standard pachi won for 0.5 and lost all points in yose. They
> played until end.
> 
> Second was misread semeai and nakade so while modified was winnig it
played
> correct moves and when it lost semeai played nice endgame and lost for 3.5
> 
> 
> Please take a look at the games.
> 
> 
> Leon Matoh





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