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Subject: Re: Correction, Sorry Re: Is the NPS tend to grow at the end of the game?

Author: Ed Schröder

Date: 07:30:01 07/25/00

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On July 25, 2000 at 06:55:22, Graham Laight wrote:

>On July 25, 2000 at 01:58:54, Ed Schröder wrote:
>>Hash tables and NPS generally have very little in common. Lowering the
>>hash table size will increase NPS with a few percent because less hash
>>table code is executed.
>If this is right, then the best thing to do is to have no hash tables whatsoever
>- this will maximise your NPS and simplify your code!

No hash tables will result in a speed drop of a factor 3-4 average. The
hash table code is in the search module and not in the evaluation module.



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