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by Rémi Coulom
Fri Jun 10, 2022 10:50 pm
Forum: ICGA
Topic: ICGA events 2022: Olympiad registration is now open
Replies: 0
Views: 258

ICGA events 2022: Olympiad registration is now open

The 2022 International Computer Games Association events are fast approaching: The *2022 Computer Olympiad *(online, July 23-29). The Call for Participation is here <https://icga.org/?page_id=3468>. Registration is now open (until July 14). The *World Computer Chess Championships* (Vienna, July 23-...
by Rémi Coulom
Fri Jun 10, 2022 10:38 am
Forum: MCTS, RL, and neural networks
Topic: Policy improvement by planning with Gumbel
Replies: 0
Views: 243

Policy improvement by planning with Gumbel

Interesting paper: https://www.deepmind.com/publications/policy-improvement-by-planning-with-gumbel AlphaZero is a powerful reinforcement learning algorithm based on approximate policy iteration and tree search. However, AlphaZero can fail to improve its policy network, if not visiting all actions a...
by Rémi Coulom
Fri Apr 22, 2022 9:15 pm
Forum: Ataxx
Topic: UCT / MCTS & transposition table
Replies: 4
Views: 812

Re: UCT / MCTS & transposition table

flok wrote:
Fri Apr 22, 2022 8:20 pm
Ok. But which parent should I use?
The parent from which you are selecting a move.
by Rémi Coulom
Fri Apr 22, 2022 8:00 pm
Forum: Ataxx
Topic: UCT / MCTS & transposition table
Replies: 4
Views: 812

Re: UCT / MCTS & transposition table

Hi, Using a transposition table is a good idea, and is rather common. It should make the program stronger. You should not have to keep pointers to parents. If I understand what you do correctly, you may get very different "parent_visit_count" for every child of a node. This does not seem good. Also ...
by Rémi Coulom
Fri Apr 08, 2022 7:52 am
Forum: Go AI
Topic: 2022 Gangwon Provincial Governor Cup World AI Baduk Championship
Replies: 1
Views: 786

Re: 2022 Gangwon Provincial Governor Cup World AI Baduk Championship

Thanks for sharing the news. I plan to participate.
by Rémi Coulom
Mon Mar 07, 2022 4:49 pm
Forum: Go AI
Topic: 2022 UEC Cup, YILEGO won
Replies: 1
Views: 578

Re: 2022 UEC Cup, YILEGO won

Thanks Yamashita san for reporting the results.

And let's implement reconnection support for next year.

I am looking forward to the next edition. I hope I'll be able to travel to Japan then.
by Rémi Coulom
Wed Feb 09, 2022 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Game AI Programmer as a career
Replies: 2
Views: 888

Re: Game AI Programmer as a career

Hi sunyuzhe, Welcome to the forum. I develop board game AI with deep learning as my job, but my situation is a bit special, and I don't think it can be replicated now. I disagree that that deep learning is very unpractical. I am not familiar with the game industry like you are, so I way be wrong. Bu...
by Rémi Coulom
Wed Dec 15, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Places to test your bots against others
Replies: 2
Views: 1408

Re: Places to test your bots against others

HI Jacek, Welcome to the forum. For Go, there is CGOS: http://www.yss-aya.com/cgos/ Shogi also has a similar server: http://wdoor.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/shogi/index-e.html Ataxx used to have a server, but it looks broken at the moment: http://server.ataxx.org/ I also participate in codingame, and like it a...