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Subject: PVS and MTD(f) branching factor

Author: Russell Reagan

Date: 16:00:23 06/17/03

With perfect move ordering, alpha-beta has a branching factor of the square root
of the min-max branching factor. Is there any such formula for the branching
factor of PVS or MTD(f)? Or are they the same as alpha-beta in this regard?

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