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An Accurate Induction Method Of Player Ratings From Tournament Results

Maire, Frederic D. & Rasmussen, Rune K. (2004) An Accurate Induction Method Of Player Ratings From Tournament Results. In Simulated Evolution And Learning (SEAL04), October 26 – 29, 2004, BEXCO, Busan, Korea,.

Abstract

Competitive co-evolution has been successfully applied to breed artificial players. The fitness of players is evaluated through competition with other players. The estimation of the fitness (rating) of players is the computational bottleneck of this approach. It is therefore desirable to exploit as best as possible the information contained in the outcomes of played games. In this paper, we introduce an efficient induction method of player ratings from tournament results. We demonstrate empirically that the proposed formula gives more accurate results than the estimation formula that is traditionally used.

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ID Code: 486
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: artificial players, player rating, fitness function, tournament, genetic algorithm
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 (Please consult author)
Deposited On: 25 Oct 2004
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:08

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