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Re: [gnugo-devel] rand() % n

From: Gunnar Farnebäck
Subject: Re: [gnugo-devel] rand() % n
Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 23:55:23 +0200
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Douglas wrote:
> I think there is a problem with predictability -- in autoplay, I see lots
> of repeat games. But you're right that it's unlikely to be the fault of
> the generator, or even inappropriate use of a good generator.

Correct. That problem would remain even if we replaced the pseudorandom
number generator with a true random source.


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