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Subject: Re: Static Exchange Evaluation (SEE) for pruning in quiescence (?)

Author: Robert Hyatt

Date: 15:07:02 08/19/03

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On August 19, 2003 at 14:37:34, Russell Reagan wrote:

>On August 19, 2003 at 12:39:22, Robert Hyatt wrote:
>>Worrying about the q-search is hopeless.  The main point is to make the rest
>>of the search as accurate as possible, ditto for the evaulation, and then hope
>>those two things cover up the inaccuracies in the q-search itself.
>You don't think qsearch can be improved significantly? Or you don't think it can
>be improved significantly without dominating the program and eating up valuable
>plies of full-width search?

The better it gets, the closer to a "normal search" it becomes.  You
_must_ stop the search somewhere, of course...  along each branch.  And
at that point, you will introduce an error.

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