AI researchers get ready for a deathmatch with Doom gaming challenge

Tweet Share Artificial intelligence made short work of Go, a 3,000-year-old Chinese board game with more possible moves than atoms in the observable universe, so how it will fare taking on a video game classic like Doom? AI researchers are going to find out, and have announced a new challenge looking for computers that know how to handle a rocket launcher, with the best bots set to duke it out in a deathmatch later this year at the Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG) Conference. At first glance, this might sound like a walk in the park. After all, if you’ve ever played a first-person-shooter against computer enemies, you’ll know they can be as fast and accurate as, well, a computer. But the bots you’ve played will have had access to the game’s inner workings —…


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