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Forrest Rice
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Jan. 25, 2017
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Oct. 18
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bridge player

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Forrest 2/1
2 over 1
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2-way NMF treatment, please?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_RD8ycgRT8
A New Bridge Bot?
I'm a professional software engineer who recently moved into the data science space. I've been doing a little work on a side project to create training data and models for bridge: https://github.com/forrestrice/bridge-bots For my first project I'm working on training a model to ...
A New Bridge Bot?
The conventions allowed in the Computer-Bridge Championship are quite basic. https://allevybridge.com/allevy/computerbridge/coc1.html For example, artificial one level bids are not allowed so none of the computers can play precision. With enough resources I'm sure you could train a model that understood human conventions, but ...
Handicap method for a club teams competition
I don't know about handicapping but as an alternative you could do something like http://www.acbld20.org/lbc/8_is_enough.html (strength ranges can be adjusted).
Summer NABC vs GenCon Indianapolis
In terms of specific gameplay they are very dissimilar, but there are general concepts that overlap. You need to be able to make a plan, adjust to new information, focus on the cards that matter, and play to your outs. In my experience the biggest overlap (and perhaps most important ...
You are now the King/Queen of the ACBL, what next?
Begin streaming NABCs and other major tournaments on youtube and twitch.tv. Hire charismatic teachers and experts to do play by play and analysis. Tune the broadcast to have some appeal to both new players and experts. This will make the high level games much more accessible and interesting to ...
ACBLscore"+" - a short history
What incentive does the ACBL have to make this software proprietary and private? Do they really believe clubs would leave if they had access to the software? Does it generate significant revenue? Especially as a non-profit, creating an open source project would increase accountability and accessibility and would allow talented ...
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