Mega-R3. Games, Minimax, Alpha-Beta

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MIT 6.034 Artificial Intelligence, Fall 2010
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Instructor: Mark Seifter

This mega-recitation covers Problem 1 from Quiz 2, Fall 2007. We start with a minimax search of the game tree, and then work an example using alpha-beta pruning. We also discuss static evaluation and progressive deepening (Problem 1-C, Fall 2008 Quiz 2).

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Joshua Truscott says:

holy shit, props for making such a dull concept kinda fun :p

Hinsation says:

If bighead was smart and teaches at MIT lol

Promet says:

I know it's old, but ty, I now understand the concept, still need help setting and programming it

Laurynas says:

This instructor rocks! best explanation of alpha-beta pruning I heard

Harsh Mairh says:

Great video. Thanks a lot!!

Yoonnyung Choi says:

This lecturer is awesome.

Ni Ki says:

Best explanation I have found on the internet. Helped me a lot.

Li Wang says:

this lecture on alpha-beta pruning is much better than others. Love this one.

Valentin says:

If anyone wants the quiz since 2009 with the solutions, I found them here

mohamed yousuf says:

Thank you So much, I finaly understood the MiniMAx!

Praful Poduval says:

Sir, u r awesome?????

Harrison Walters says:

thank god. I finally get this algorithm now

rockonyo100 says:

Superb Lecture and teaching style ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks

J Becker says:

First-rate teaching style. Interaction with the students, continually making sure everyone is on the same page, etc. Bravo.

Benoit Bonnet says:

First mega-recitation I was like "this guy is a bit weird in a funny way". But now I'm convinced he's just plain awesome, very good lecture

1stMusic says:

No comments? Awesome lecture, thanks alot!

Amnia Madour says:

thank you ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

Martin Delira says:

Great lecture, but please focus on the chalkboard.

Alix Touerg says:

tanks a lot for these awesome explanations !

Kyle Enzweiler says:

keep the camera on the stuff the viewer cares about, the board

ilmanti says:

I love the sanity check… helped greatly with understanding what to prune.

Benala Tirimula Rao says:

Good lecture.

Scotch Macdonald says:

Awesome thank you so much you are a very good teacher

Aphikrit Saravasri says:

Thank a lot. I really love your teaching style ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun and easy to understand.

Marc Hankel says:

Great instructor, he's explaining it really well! Thanks alot!

Meera says:

thank you for explaining this problem to me ! helped a lot

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