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Subject: Re: WACNEW 40% less fails when Sharper get 12x the time

Author: Anthony Cozzie

Date: 10:06:13 03/17/03

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On March 17, 2003 at 05:47:29, Albert Bertilsson wrote:

>Since Uri pointed out that my PV was rotten I fixed that to see what happens.
>I picked out all 105 positions that failed when running for 5 seconds and
>increased the time to 60 seconds.
>The results was quite nice, some 40 positions where solved!
>The main problem is the conclusion... Am I still looking for bugs or can it be
>that the engine just have a very high BF, and this gives it small chances of
>finding the solution?
>/Regards Albert

Try implementing check and recapture extensions.  They helped me a LOT with WAC;
Zappa now solves essentially the entire suite (290 something) @ 10s/move.


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