[Computer-go] Measuring program strength

David Doshay ddoshay at mac.com
Sun Sep 1 22:27:51 PDT 2013

There seems to be little mention of CGOS. 
I always thought that CGOS was one of the most useful ways to test program strength.

David G Doshay

ddoshay at mac.com

On 1, Sep 2013, at 4:36 AM, Petr Baudis <pasky at ucw.cz> wrote:

>  Hi!
> On Sun, Sep 01, 2013 at 11:18:57AM +0200, Detlef Schmicker wrote:
>> As I do not like using self play, I think of running 7 instances on KGS
>> with 10000 playouts per move for CLOP. This should lead to even more
>> games per hour, as the humens are doing the opponent move and not using
>> my CPU time:)
>> Comments?
>  I think automated tuning against humans is still unexplored, perhaps
> except some experiments of Hideki-san, I'm not sure. I'd be interested
> to hear your experiences if you try this - I'd be worried about great
> amount of noise due to the strength variation of human opponents;
> besides different strenght/weakness mixes, you will not be playing just
> 1d humans all the time.
> 				Petr "Pasky" Baudis
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