[ml] AI competition: play Mario Brothers
paul at pauloppenheim.com
Wed Aug 5 15:08:29 PDT 2009
describe that you can do anything, learning or no.
this is a lot like the final project I did for
which I mentioned,
writing a GA to evolve a neural net sounds great and all, but the team
that kicked ass wrote a state machine, and had an easy time of it, IIRC.
So, I'm interested, but this certainly would fall in the realm of
spreading myself thin.
Josh Myer wrote:
> For the people who have done some AI/ML work before: there's a
> competition on to build systems to play a version of Super Mario
> Here's the fluffier Popular Science piece:
> And a less fluffy New Scientist piece, with actual links:
> I'd be kind of interested to hack on this, but there's no way I could
> help get something serious done by either deadline. Either way, it's
> a really fun thing to think about, and might be fun to hack at.
> Is anybody else excited about this, and have concrete ideas of how to
> start tackling the problem? (Sorry, I'd rather not try to help
> newbies along too much in this process, as it's, err, feckin' hard =)
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