A Program for Playing Tarok

@article{Lutrek2003APF,
  title={A Program for Playing Tarok},
  author={Mitja Lu{\vs}trek and Matja{\vz} Gams and Ivan Bratko},
  journal={J. Int. Comput. Games Assoc.},
  year={2003},
  volume={26},
  pages={190-197}
}
A program for playing the three-player tarok card game is presented and the complexity of the game is analyzed. To deal with the unknown distributions of other players’ cards, the program uses a sampling method that accomplishes hierarchical clustering to select representative sets of cards from a host of randomly generated sets. A game tree is searched with the alpha-beta algorithm using several common enhancements and an equivalence transposition table, which groups the positions by strategic… 

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An advanced intelligent system for playing three-player tarok card game based on alpha-beta search with several enhancements such as fuzzy transposition table, which clusters strategically similar positions into generalised game states.