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Re: current development

From: Philippe Michel
Subject: Re: current development
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 23:21:33 +0100

On Thu, Jan 30, 2020 at 09:51:20AM +1300, Joseph Heled wrote:

> What are "roller levels"?

Short truncated rollouts used instead of higher plies evaluations. In 
term of accuracy / CPU time, they are more efficient than more plies.

Tesauro describes their application to backgammon evaluations in this 
article (from 1997, but impractical on consumer-grade computers until 
many years later...) : 
> And "5 points"? are those Elo points? something else?

Yes, 5 Elo points.

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