Archive for date: April 22, 2009

Milhouse still hides some mysteries…

April 22, 2009 | Checkers | By: Mark VandeWettering

So, I was doing some more testing this morning, and noticed an anomaly in my checkers program, Milhouse. Consider the following position: LOADED puzzle 177: Testing move ordering.. Color is set to red. White +——–+ | R – – R| |- – – – | | – – – -| |- – – – | […]

Some advances on Milhouse…

April 22, 2009 | Checkers, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

I finally got around to totally ripping out the old implementation of transposition tables, and installing a new one based upon hints I read about on various web pages, mostly originating with some of the ideas for cache management that Ken Thompson implemented for his chess program Belle. The idea is to implement two caches, […]