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Subject: Re: PVS and MTD(f) branching factor

Author: Uri Blass

Date: 11:07:15 06/18/03

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On June 18, 2003 at 14:00:19, Dann Corbit wrote:

>On June 18, 2003 at 08:45:52, Uri Blass wrote:
>>No It is not logical.
>>Better order of moves gives exponential speed up.
>A "mathematical exaggeration".
>Perfect move ordering will reduce the number from K nodes to approximately the
>square rook of K compared to random move ordering.

k^n to k^0.5n is an exponential improvemrent.
Even k^0.52n to k^0.51n is an exponential improvement.


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