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Re^2: Words With Friends Algorithm

by thelenm (Vicar)
on Dec 07, 2012 at 23:10 UTC ( #1007836=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Words With Friends Algorithm
in thread Words With Friends Algorithm

Currently the strongest Scrabble-playing program in the world is Quackle, which uses simulation as mentioned by ColonelPanic. It generally only simulates a few plies into the future, which is almost always good enough for a game like Scrabble with a significant random element. Also, Quackle's board is completely configurable so it should be able to play Words With Friends as well. The code is open-source and may be instructive. I don't know if this helps but I hope so!

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