Computer Chess Club Archives




Subject: Re: Question about evaluation and branch factor

Author: Marcus Prewarski

Date: 11:17:48 11/20/03

Go up one level in this thread

On November 20, 2003 at 13:46:35, William H Rogers wrote:

>One suggestion is to only make one change to your eval at a time and check the
>resutlt. When you make massive changes it is hard to find the culprit. You can
>add one more function to your eval at a time and test it to make sure that it
>improves before adding another one.

Yeah I'm starting to think this is very useful for chess programming in general.
Make small changes then test test test, and repeat.

For this reason I was careful not to touch anything other than the eval at
least. But now I'm thinking of throwing out all my changes and slowly adding
them back in and testing along the way.


This page took 0.01 seconds to execute

Last modified: Thu, 15 Apr 21 08:11:13 -0700

Current Computer Chess Club Forums at Talkchess. This site by Sean Mintz.