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## Re: [Bug-gnubg] What's the largest test done between 0 and 1 ply?

**From**: |
Joern Thyssen |

**Subject**: |
Re: [Bug-gnubg] What's the largest test done between 0 and 1 ply? |

**Date**: |
Sun, 5 Oct 2003 19:13:03 +0000 |

**User-agent**: |
Mutt/1.4.1i |

On Sun, Oct 05, 2003 at 02:56:16PM -0400, address@hidden wrote
>* I'm interested in finding out how much stronger 1 ply *checker play* is *
>* versus 0 ply*
>* Some small sample work I've done indicates this to be true but wondered if *
>* anyone has done any statistically significant tests.*
Your result below should be statistically significant.
>* I ran about 50000 cubeless games and 1 ply is about 0.055 ppg stronger *
>* cubeless.*
Based on Zare's post on gammonline the 95% CI should be +/-
2.7/sqrt(50000) or +/- 0.12, so 1-ply is clearly better.
Jørn

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