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Re: [gnugo-devel] (no subject)

From: Daniel Bump
Subject: Re: [gnugo-devel] (no subject)
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2001 06:19:21 -0800

Arend Bayer wrote:

> I downloaded GnuGo 3.0.0 just recently, I quickly got interested
> in tuning and improving it, and if I find time to do it, I would be
> willing to help a bit. As I am definitely worse as a programmer than as
> a Go player, I will probably be more useful in tuning/revising move
> evaluation etc.

You might want to subscribe to the GNU Go development list at:

I think you understand the issues with the j and t patterns
very well. Your patch might be OK. Regarding the indeterminacy
there is still some indeterminacy from the fuseki database.
I imagine there will now be some further discussion of 
whether or not we need the further indeterminacy of the 
j and t patterns in the list.

> The patched version didn't fail (nor improve) in a single regression test.
> When I let my patched version replay GnuGo games, there were
> very few differences, and in most cases my patch chose the better move
> (according to my judgement). More importantly, my change would enable a
> serious tuning of Fuseki patterns and judgements.

I think eventually the current fixed value j and t patterns will be
changed, when someone feels like writing a real fuseki module.


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