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see my other post to see why it is impossible that JellyFish cheats by
> What is a programmer to do when his baby which heJF was a huge success. It was stunning. It *was* no. 1. It was so good at
> hoped would be world no.1 is actually only winning 43% games against
> Snowie?? Why not a little bit of cheating to balance the books :-)
its time that it changed the way humans play backgammon. Snowie and gnubg
came (much) later, so for a while JF didn't have serious competition.
Fredrik Dahl, JF's creator, has all reason to be proud of his baby, and I
don't think he inserted a cheat function after it turned out that Snowie
plays a little better.
> Also I don't complain about luck against GNUBG !!Oh. Maybe then you are underestimating the strength of JF. Form a human
> Even though GNUBG beats me just as much as Jellyfish does.
perspective I believe they are about equally strong (i.e. the skill
difference between most human players and JF is much larger than that
between JF and gnubg).
> Its a pattern of luck dear Juggler. Very hard to analyseIt's fabulously designed to *see* patterns.
> statistically, but perfect for the human mind to identify since the
> brain is fabulously designed to recognise patterns.
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