Unconditionally Alive

Definition

A set of blocks are called unconditionally alive if each block in the set has two vital regions.

Also see unconditional safety.

Examples

See unconditional safety.

GoTraxx

The SolverBenson class identities unconditional safe blocks (along with unconditional dead blocks).

References
David Benson. Life in the Game of Go. Information Science, vol 10 (1976), pp. 17-29. Reprinted in Computer Games, Levy, D.N.L. (Editor), Vol II, pp. 203-213, Springer Verlag, New York, 1988.

Last edited Aug 11, 2007 at 3:51 PM by tgiphil, version 3

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