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Lior Silberman
Lior Silberman
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Jan. 30, 2011
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Calling for a Stat Person
Not really. This is a fluctuation of about 2.71 standard deviations, not very different from the 2.66 s.d. for the session in the original post.
Calling for a Stat Person
Dave: Christopher is correct. Since the expression we are looking at (variance) is quadratic in the cards, only pairs of cards enter the calculation so patterns involving more than two cards are irrelevant. Here's another way of doing the calculation: there are 52 cards, of which we will get ...
Most Likely Plus
All I meant that on the second round we learn that E chose not to play the 3 at trick 1, that is that E definitely preferred to encourage in rather than give suit-preference for .
Most Likely Plus
Regarding the 3: when it appeared on the second round of clubs, I wrongly inferred that E does not have the A, but evidently this was unwarranted. Can you occasionally make such inferences?
Automating Access To BBO MyHands
I don't think wget will do the trick. You need a proper script, say in Perl or Python. Here's a [url=""]basic example[/url]. Editing to add: replace the part of the example which fills the search field 'f' with a ...
For Those Interested in AI and Bridge
You are missing my point -- the [i]human system[/i] the other bots use has been optimized for general bridge incorporating competitive auctions, human play limitations etc. For example, the human system incorporates preempts which are a bad strategy if you are guaranteed opponents never bid, it incorporates Stayman and ...
For Those Interested in AI and Bridge
Michał: it beats other computer systems in a specifically chosen variant the other systems were not optimized for.
For Those Interested in AI and Bridge
They claim to do better than Wbridge5, but that part is suspect: they are assuming that, regardless of the hands dealt, opponents will remain silent -- while Wbridge5's bidding system is optimized for a realistic game where opponents may bid. Accordingly while I will readily believe that their bidding system ...
Top Bridge Pros' Tax Woes Continue
Richard: practically all countries don't tax non-resident citizens on foreign income. But the US does, so many readers here have that presumption.
CHINA wins Venice Cup
Congratulations! Aside: There's spurious comma inserted in the name of Sweden's Pia Andersson.

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