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Self-play: statistical significance

Haworth, G. M. ORCID: (2003) Self-play: statistical significance. ICGA journal, 26 (2). pp. 115-118. ISSN 1389-6911

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Heinz recently completed a comprehensive experiment in self-play using the FRITZ chess engine to establish the ‘decreasing returns’ hypothesis with specific levels of statistical confidence. This note revisits the results and recalculates the confidence levels of this and other hypotheses. These appear to be better than Heinz’ initial analysis suggests.

Item Type:Article
ID Code:4549
Uncontrolled Keywords:self-play, significance
Publisher:The International Computer Games Association


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