Optimal strategy in games with chance nodes

Melkó, Ervin and Nagy, Benedek: Optimal strategy in games with chance nodes. Acta cybernetica, (18) 2. pp. 171-192. (2007)

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Abstract

In this paper, games with chance nodes are analysed. The evaluation of these game trees uses the expectiminimax algorithm. We present pruning techniques involving random effects. The gamma-pruning aims at increasing the efficiency of expectiminimax (analogously to alpha-beta pruning and the classical minimax). Some interesting properties of these games are shown: for instance, a game without draw can be fair. A fair game may not be fair any more if it is played iteratively. To handle these phenomena, the use of additional indicators, such as the minimal guaranteed outcome value, is suggested.

Item Type: Article
Event Title: Symposium of Young Scientists on Intelligent Systems, 1., 2006, Budapest
Journal or Publication Title: Acta cybernetica
Date: 2007
Volume: 18
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 171-192
ISSN: 0324-721X
Language: angol
Uncontrolled Keywords: Természettudomány, Informatika
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: p. 191-192.; Abstract
Date Deposited: 2016. Oct. 15. 12:25
Last Modified: 2018. Jun. 05. 14:06
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/12810

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