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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Re: Tutorial 2.00 - Comments

From: Achim
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Re: Tutorial 2.00 - Comments
Date: 01 Jul 2003 09:59:00 +0200

Am Die, 2003-07-01 um 04.26 schrieb Joseph Heled:
> Albert Silver wrote:
> >>- I know GNUbg is mostly about Backgammon and very little about free
> >>software - Yet, it would be nice to try and stay away from proprietary
> >>formats like .doc files
> > 
> > 
> > This is merely what I wrote it in, not what will be made available. The
> > public release will be hosted in HTML at Tom Keith's site just as the
> > previous version: http://www.bkgm.com/gnu/AllAboutGNU.html
> I understand, However -
> I assume you want to keep one "master" and generate export formats 
> (HTML, PDF, ...) from it. If the master is in .doc format, anyone who 
> want to change/improve it will have to use it. Then some MS-only 
> features start to creep in, and then only word can open it, etc, etc.

If Albert allows I can try to switch it to texi. I already asked, if we
can use his fine dicumentation for a chapter "for the impatient" (or
similar), but unfortunately didn't get an answer.

> > 
> > I will also make available a downloadable version in PDF at Nardy's
> > site, again, like the previous version. The DOC version was only
> > distributed to allow commentary to further improve it.
> > 
> > 
> >>- How strong is GNU?
> >>   The recently released GNU 0.14 is 1.18% stronger than GNU 0.13.
> >>
> >>This might be misleading - as in suggesting the new weights are
> >>definitely stronger than Snowie. This is only 0ply. The 2ply
> > 
> > difference
> > 
> >>is probably much much smaller, and that is what is being typically
> > 
> > tested.
> > 
> > I can remove this, it is no problem, or add what the results were
> > derived from. Could you test the 2-ply nets to see how much they differ
> > by? It would also give an estimate for future versions on how much
> > improvement one could expect from the 2-ply.
> I don't have to cpu power to do that. I am aiming for someting more 
> modest, but it will take some time.

What cpu power do you need and how long will a test last? I have some
access in the company I working for now, and it maybe possible to
arrange something.

> >>    GNU is made of 3 neural nets: ...
> >>
> >>I would think this is sort of "implementation detail". It would
> > 
> > probably
> > 
> >>make very little to the casual reader. Perhaps it should be relocated?

I agree. Is it ok to put the technical stuff only into the main



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