[Computer-go] local move ordering

Stefan Kaitschick stefan.kaitschick at hamburg.de
Tue Jan 21 02:51:50 PST 2014


The powerful local response heuristic can be seen as a kind of global
anti-permutation heuristic.
But the problem also exists on a local level, most prominently when it
comes to filling liberties.
Moves that are in a critical area, are close to each other, and/or
border on the same enemy chain, and have close to equal success rates
are candidates for (arbitrary) move ordering.
The numerical requirements to make it work without harming regular
search are probably quite tricky.
But reducing permutations in semeais is surely a desirable goal.

Stefan



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