Coevolution of a Backgammon Player

  title={Coevolution of a Backgammon Player},
  author={Jordan B. Pollack and Alan D. Blair},
One of the persistent themes in Artificial Life research is the use of co-evolutionary arms races in the development of specific and complex behaviors. However, other than Sims’s work on artificial robots, most of the work has attacked very simple games of prisoners dilemma or predator and prey. Following Tesauro’s work on TD-Gammon, we used a 4000 parameter feed-forward neural network to develop a competitive backgammon evaluation function. Play proceeds by a roll of the dice, application of… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 149 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
88 Citations
29 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.

149 Citations

Citations per Year
Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 149 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…