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To: Per I Mathisen <per@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Gregory Berkolaiko <Gregory.Berkolaiko@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, <freeciv-ai@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [freeciv-ai] Re: Opinions on some AI issues
From: "Ross W. Wetmore" <rwetmore@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 19:28:26 -0400

At 03:22 PM 02/06/20 +0200, Per I Mathisen wrote:
>On Mon, 17 Jun 2002, Gregory Berkolaiko wrote:
>> I. Technology selection by AI.
>No, we must never use ai_fuzzy except for difficulty levels. AI on 'hard's
>hould never use ai_fuzzy. It is not a problem that the AI is deterministic
>as long as it consistently does the right thing. A non-deterministic AIs
>will be near impossible to tune properly.

 ... "deterministic" AIs will be near impossible to tune properly :-).

>The current target selection algorithm places too much weight on cost and
>too little on threat, agreed.

Proof complete.

Besides they are incredibly boring and stupid, typically much below the 
levels of any developer that codes them because they are so inflexible.

>"It is difficult to catch a black cat in a dark room.
>Especially if there is no cat there." - Confucius


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