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I am doubting how applying “another rule” make such research useful. Any human being who learned to play Go, using any of the major rules (Chinese Rule, Korean Rule, etc.) would claim that Katago wins with great advantage in the cases that the author thinks their AI wins. The authors claim that their AI win under the Thomp-Taylor computer, but it seems they used some weird parameters. I have tested that with some modern computer-Go winning detection algorithm, and they all show that Katago wins in the examples given by the authors. (I may try the default T... (read more)

See the other comments, KataGo interpretation of what Area counting rules about does not include dead stone removal.  It doesn't remove them when you set it to Chinese rules and it doesn't remove them when you set it to Thomp-Taylor rules.