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by mvk
Mon Jul 01, 2013 6:44 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Hashing based on move lists
Replies: 108
Views: 12134

Re: Hashing based on move lists

I remember measuring the quality of random generators for the purpose of zobrist hashing as follows: - reduce the number of bits until collisions are measurable - and measure the frequency of collisions in realistic scenarios (like a bunch of perft, started from a large collection of starting posit...
by mvk
Sun Jun 30, 2013 4:37 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Hashing based on move lists
Replies: 108
Views: 12134

Re: Hashing based on move lists

Henk wrote: I do not want a hash function that possibly may look up wrong positions through collisions. I'm not gona implement a fruit machine. (gambling machine).
I'm interested in your evaluation function.
by mvk
Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:06 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Be Aware of Running Crafty Exe. In Console Mode!
Replies: 12
Views: 2202

Re: Be aware of running Crafty.exe in console mode!

If you go to comparison section you will see the following table: (...) Btw, the tables with many-decimal values in the DTS paper are not actual measurements but were reconstructed from the single decimal values. Be reminded that it caused quite an uproar when Vincent uncovered that reconstruction ...
by mvk
Sat Jun 15, 2013 3:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Bionic Impakt - a forgotten chess engine
Replies: 7
Views: 2712

Re: Bionic Impakt - a forgotten chess engine

Hello in night ! :lol: A chess program by Hans Secelle and Albrecht Heeffer. A very strong chess player - Hans ! A Belgian philosopher with research interests in the history of algebra, computational models for scientific discovery, computer chess and shogi -Albrecht ! BIONIC IMPAKT = a lot of know...
by mvk
Thu Jun 13, 2013 11:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Computer Chess Grandmaster Title?
Replies: 32
Views: 5339

Re: Computer Chess Grandmaster Title?

Thank you Ben-Hur Carlos, H.G., Gerd, Thomas.
by mvk
Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:10 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Move ordering contest
Replies: 74
Views: 21821

Re: Move ordering contest

Final results are up: http://www.top-5000.nl/moresu.htm Marcel wins the trophy :lol: Don loses with a great distance :wink: It seems I had it all backwards. I will make a new one as suggested just for the fun of it and see where we will end up. But I won't call it a contest any longer ! I will vent...