About Francois van Niekerk

MSc Computer Science student seeking to help level the playing field for computers playing Go. Also trying not to fall too far behind the quickly-improving computers himself.
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A Peek into the Multi-threaded Zoo

So you have just finished prototyping the latest and greatest algorithm you invented. It works well but it could do with a little more speed, so you decide you want to parallelise it so you can take advantage of your spiffy eight core machine you picked up last week on your research budget. This doesn’t [...]

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