A Template Matching Table for Speeding-Up Game-Tree Searches for Hex
Rasmussen, Rune K., Maire, Frederic D., & Hayward, Ross F. (2007) A Template Matching Table for Speeding-Up Game-Tree Searches for Hex. In Orgun, Mehmet A. & Thornton, John (Eds.) 20th Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, December 2-6, Gold Coast.
Transposition tables have long been a viable tool in the pruning mechanisms of game-tree search algorithms. In such applications, a transposition table can reduce a game-tree to a game-graph with unique board positions at the nodes. This paper proposes a transposition table extension, called a template matching table, where templates that prove winning positions are used to map features of board positions to board values. This paper demonstrates that a game-tree search for the game of Hex can have a more effective pruning mechanism using a template matching table than it does using a transposition table.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
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|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100) > Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing not elsewhere classified (080199)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Springer|
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|Deposited On:||19 Feb 2008|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:34|
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