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Subject: Re: Fail Soft question

Author: Vincent Diepeveen

Date: 16:19:55 02/17/06

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On February 17, 2006 at 18:43:38, David B Weller wrote:

>IIRC there was mention made of some common mistakes implementing fail soft AB
>Can't seem to find them now - Anyone know what I mean?

Common mistake which gets made sooner in fail soft than in fail hard is that
most programmers improve alfa and beta bounds based upon scores they get back
from hashtable.

I'm using fail soft in Diep.


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