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Backgammon players in general were aware ofthe playing capability of microprocessors already on the market, and quite logically assumed that this one would not be much better. 8. However, this was not general knowledge and would probably have been discounted by the experts anyway. Further, the robot gave a semicomic impression during the event, rolling around controlled by a remote radio link and occasionally speaking and bumping into things. An uninformed person would surely have thought it was there strictly for the entertainment ofthe participants.
Otherwise, the program may try to produce some extreme value in the volatile term, because it will outweigh the combined values of all the other terms of the polynomial. This problem arises because it is very difficult to anticipate the range of values that a term may take on over a large domain. This is especially true when 36 Hans J. Berliner functions continue to be changed during pro gram development. Volatility can be avoided by constraining the values that one of the variables can take on.
To see how Table 1 is calculated, recall that there are 36 equally likely outcomes for the roll of two dice. These are listed in Table 3. 1t might help to use a red die for the "first" die and a white one for the "second" die. Then if the red (first) die shows 5 and Figure 1. You are White, it is your turn to roll, and the doubling cube is in the middle. Table I. Chances out of 36 to bear off in one roll with one or two men left. Aman on the o pt. 1 pt. 2 pt. 3 pt. 4 pt. 5 pt. 6 pt. o pt. off 36 36 36 34 31 27 1 pt.