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Subject: Re: When to RecordHash()?

Author: Sune Fischer

Date: 07:50:34 12/26/01

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On December 26, 2001 at 10:13:48, Robert Hyatt wrote:

>It will _bury_ you if you do aspiration search at the root.  IE you don't
>start with +/- infinity, but some narrower window.  If your window is too
>"high" you will fail low at the root and you won't have any move from the
>hash table.

I know it is slow, but I want the simpler stuff to work before I increase
complexity :)

> But in my case this isn't a problem since I don't probe the
>hash table at the root anyway...

Oh, why not?
Don't you use it for moveordering?


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