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Re: [Bug-gnubg] GNUbgW speedingup50%

From: Øystein O Johansen
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] GNUbgW speedingup50%
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 16:15:45 +0200

> You should be careful. Perhaps we only want to start new
> treads at the top level, otherwise we may end up starting
> 441 threads for a 2-ply evaluation.

Yes, exactly! We want only 21 threads. I've thought about
this. I'm still just playing around and I'm not sure where
this experiment ends up.

> I'm looking at multi-threading rollouts. Currently I'm just
> playing around with pthreads.

Sounds like you're at the same stage as me. Multithread
rollout? One thread each game?

> And as Rob suggested we may perform analysis on the fly
> in the background.

Yes, and another thing: Computer chess programs have the
feature of "thinking" while it is the oponenents turn.
(Called "plundering" i believe) This could improve the
speed of the online players at least.


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