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An Empirical Judgment of Computer Simulated Ayo Game for Decision Making

Akinyemi, I. O. and Longe, H. O. D. and Olugbara, O. O. and Oyelami, O. M. (2013) An Empirical Judgment of Computer Simulated Ayo Game for Decision Making. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 4 (8). pp. 984-987. ISSN 2229-5518

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Abstract

Decision making plays an important role in the life of every living creature. Virtually on daily basis, people must make one or more decision. A faulty decision can lead to defeat in any competition. This paper presents the process of making decisions on the basis of knowledge of game playing as a major key in defining human characteristics. We simulated Ayo game playing on a digital computer and empirically evaluated the behavior of the prototype simulation. Empirical judgment was carried out on how experts play Ayo game as a means of evaluating the performance of the heuristics used to evolve the Ayo player in the simulation. A paper-based questionnaire was designed and administered to the Ayo game players which were used for the assessments of players’ perceptions of the prototype simulation, which gives room for statistical interpretation. This projects a novel means of solving the problem of decision making in move selections in computer game-playing of Ayo game.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Mr Adewole Adewumi
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2014 20:40
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2014 20:40
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/2703

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