domain-specific adaptations

NewAmerica

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Does "domain-specific adaptations" here particularly refer to "the game of chess-specific adaptations"?

Thanks in advance

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Mastering Chess and Shogi by Self-Play with a General Reinforcement Learning Algorithm

The game of chess is the most widely-studied domain in the history of artificial intelligence. The strongest programs are based on a combination of sophisticated search techniques, domain-specific adaptations, and handcrafted evaluation functions that have been refined by human experts over several decades.<.....>

-arXiv

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  • PaulQ

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    Yes - the author is using IT jargon, in which "domain" = "the area that we are restricting ourselves to."

    The normal person would say:

    "The strongest programs are based on a combination of sophisticated search techniques, adaptations that are specific to the game of chess, ..."
     
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