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Re: current development

From: Joseph Heled
Subject: Re: current development
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2019 16:33:32 +1300

Well, are you?

On Wed, 4 Dec 2019 at 16:19, Timothy Y. Chow <address@hidden> wrote:
> Just wanted to put this out there...
> It's surely occurred to some people that it would be interesting to see
> what would happen if one were to apply "AlphaZero methods" to backgammon.
> I suspect that doing so would finally plug the one glaring hole in the
> repertoire of the current leading bots (i.e., GNU and eXtreme Gammon),
> namely superbackgames and associated positions (snakes, rolling primes all
> the way around the board, containment plays with checkers scattered
> everywhere).
> If anyone is inclined to put in the effort, I think that this would be an
> extremely interesting and valuable project.
> Tim

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