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Subject: question about futility pruning and positional evaluation

Author: Bert van den Akker

Date: 10:56:31 12/07/00


In a previous question about Futility pruning Vincent Diepeveen mentioned:

>Futility pruning is very dubious. It sure speeds you up, but it's
>dubious and tends to give you slight positional
>differences that make a program play positional
>a lot weaker.

Can sombody explain me why Futility pruning tends to give slight positional
differences?

BvdA



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