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by smatovic
Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Re-activation Programmer Code of Honor
Replies: 55
Views: 4918

Re: Re-activation Programmer Code of Honor

Is it about "competition" at all? I think it was Dann who made me aware of the fundamental programmers question - how can we use this for chess? That is imo the miracle in CC, we are all smart, and we use this smartness to hack computers to play chess, that is imo the cool and fun part about this jo...
by smatovic
Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is Allie a 'Leela net player'?
Replies: 57
Views: 3844

Re: Is Allie a 'Leela net player'?

Hmmm, am I the only one who wonders about recent Fire/Houdini/LC0/NNUE discussions in context of TCEC? Yes. Since Clearly Fire + Houdini violating copyright have nothing to do with Lc0/NNUE. Hehe, okay, then I will go with the flow, let those with some imagination draw their own conclusions ;-) -- ...
by smatovic
Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:15 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is Allie a 'Leela net player'?
Replies: 57
Views: 3844

Re: Is Allie a 'Leela net player'?

Hmmm, am I the only one who wonders about recent Fire/Houdini/LC0/NNUE discussions in context of TCEC?

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Srdja
by smatovic
Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Next-Gen GPUs for LC0
Replies: 52
Views: 7367

Re: Next-Gen GPUs for LC0

Yes, Big Navi with RDNA 2 is supposed to catch up with Nvidia's high-end line, at least for gaming, we saw already with RTX 20xx Super series a second launch of the same architecture with better performance/price, remains open if such a thing will happen after AMD's launch of its high-end series......
by smatovic
Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Next-Gen GPUs for LC0
Replies: 52
Views: 7367

Re: Next-Gen GPUs for LC0

Yes, Big Navi with RDNA 2 is supposed to catch up with Nvidia's high-end line, at least for gaming, we saw already with RTX 20xx Super series a second launch of the same architecture with better performance/price, remains open if such a thing will happen after AMD's launch of its high-end series......
by smatovic
Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Next-Gen GPUs for LC0
Replies: 52
Views: 7367

Re: Next-Gen GPUs for LC0

By the way, there are still rumours online that Nvidia could still release an Ampere Titan, depending on how fast Big Navi turns out to be. Pinch of salt rumour of course... Yes, Big Navi with RDNA 2 is supposed to catch up with Nvidia's high-end line, at least for gaming, we saw already with RTX 2...
by smatovic
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: A Crossroad in Computer Chess; Or Desperate Flailing for Relevance
Replies: 152
Views: 9899

Re: A Crossroad in Computer Chess; Or Desperate Flailing for Relevance

Remember, remember, the 5th of December... Remember, remember, the 5th of December, the day the earth stood still, with its AlphaBeta mill, evaluation terms are no longer required, neural networks are from now on desired, handcrafted code ruled once the whole world, automatically tuned weights from ...
by smatovic
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Next-Gen GPUs for LC0
Replies: 52
Views: 7367

Re: Next-Gen GPUs for LC0

Nvidia changed the definition of CUDA cores. You need a workload that fully saturates the FP32 units to get close (but not quite) to the effect the same number of CUDA cores would have had in Turing. 1 CUDA in Turing : 1xFP32 unit + 1xINT32 unit able to execute concurrently 2 CUDA in Turing : 1xFP3...
by smatovic
Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Re-activation Programmer Code of Honor
Replies: 55
Views: 4918

Re: Re-activation Programmer Code of Honor

"2. Not to reverse engineer the work of other programmers without their express permission" I do believe this refers to reverse engineering with the intent to take ideas. Similar to how Robert Houdart reverse engineered Komodo's Evaluation and stole tables and ideas. Ah, okay, I missed the imaginar...
by smatovic
Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:32 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Re-activation Programmer Code of Honor
Replies: 55
Views: 4918

Re: Re-activation Programmer Code of Honor

Hmm...

"2. Not to reverse engineer the work of other programmers without their express permission"

So peeking into the binaries and looking for PSQT and alike is OK?

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Srdja