Computer Go terms


If you read an article on computer go you will usually be confronted by many new terms. This list is here to give you a quick indication on what they mean. Please add if you can.

  • Alpha beta: type of search strategy
  • AMAF (All Moves as First)
  • Minimax
  • MC (Monte Carlo): reference to random play
  • MCTS (Monte Carlo applied to Tree search?)
  • Negamax
  • playout: a sequence of light(random) or heavy(biased) plays generated for both players until the end of the game.
  • RAVE (Rapid Action Value Estimation)
  • UCB (Upper Confidence Bound)
  • UCT (Upper Confidence bound appied to Trees)

Computer Go terms last edited by tapir on February 1, 2012 - 19:10
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