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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Permit GNU to consider deliberate cube errors

From: Holger
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Permit GNU to consider deliberate cube errors
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 16:59:54 +0200

On Tue, 25 Jul 2006 09:13:04 -0700, David Levy wrote:
> > I don't see any way to get a consistently meaningful evaluation of 
> > induced errors. Judging intent is best left to humans.
> One way to handle the "deliberate" error is to have an option where the user
> could tell gnubg to ignore a particular error in calculating an overall
> match result. No inference by gnubg, but an extra field in the data
> structure (and an extra gui control).
> The same approach could have helped me ignore the .68 "mis-click" error I
> made in a recent online match -- where I moved the checkers in the wrong
> order leaving three blots in my board instead of closing it!  

To embellish the analysis is very simple: analyse the wrong move in a
higher ply than the rest. Well ... if it has to be. But I doubt it's
worth the effort, after all it was an error, no matter why it was



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