Artificial intelligence is going to revolutionize our lives in the very near future. But before we can install such advanced software in your thermostat, your car, and your toaster, we need to know more about how such programs learn. How better to discover that than by pitting AI systems against each other in video game tournaments?
One Good Way To Research AI? Build Bots That Play Video Games
Recap of the StarCraft AI Competition
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Key Facts In This Video
Expert-level StarCraft gameplay is exceedingly complex, presenting players with a large strategy space that has no dominant strategy. 00:35
28 teams submitted bots to play in the first AIIDE StarCraft AI Competition. 02:20
The winner of the first AIIDE StarCraft AI Competition was a bot called Overmind from UC Berkeley. 03:30