The purpose of this FAQ is to answer commonly asked questions which come up on the rec.games.backgammon news group and to compile a set of resources which might be useful to backgammon players in general. Send E-Mail to the editor of this list for inclusion and credit in future FAQs. PLUS Thanks to all who have submitted material to the rec.games.backgammon news group, whether or not it has been used here.The FAQ will be posted on or around the 13th (13: is such a nice opening roll) of each month to rec.games.backgammon, rec.answers and news.answers. Material from rec.games.backgammon is credited where used. Information that may or may not be included in the current FAQ: From: alberto da pra ([email protected]) Newsgroups: rec.games.backgammon Subject: Olympiad of Backgammon Date: GMT The second edition of the Backgammon's Olympiad (the first was in the year 1992) will be in Venice from 25th to 30th June 1996. Alberto da Pra, President WBF Worldwide Backgammon Federation ---- Newsgroups: os2.games,rec.games.backgammon Subject: TD-Gammon available for free download Date: -0800 IBM has made TD-Gammon, their supposedly groundbreaking neural network- based version of Backgammon, available for free download.Scientific reproducibility has been at the forefront of many news stories and there exist numerous initiatives to help address this problem.We posit that a contributor is simply a lack of specificity that is required to enable adequate research reproducibility.
Tech Whirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.This version of the FAQ is called bg-faq.php, and may be downloaded for local reading with a Web-Browser, or may be read on line at: at: Backgammon The HTML version of the faq is updated at this site when the ascii version is posted to rec.games.backgammon. ;) ) ---- The hypertext version of the FAQ is now available at: Backgammon Thanks Stephen for mirroring the faq in the UK, which should allow for quicker access from Europe and the Middle East.This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.In particular, the inability to uniquely identify research resources, such as antibodies and model organisms, makes it difficult or impossible to reproduce experiments even where the science is otherwise sound.In order to better understand the magnitude of this problem, we designed an experiment to ascertain the “identifiability” of research resources in the biomedical literature.Connect with us on Twitter | Facebook | Google Plus address this issue?