Google DeepMind used new AI techniques to navigate a ‘Doom’-like maze with apples and portals

YouTube/DeepMindDeepMind’s AI playing computer game “Labyrinth.” Not content with mastering centuries-old Chinese board game Go, DeepMind has now pitched an artificial intelligence (AI) agent against a more contemporary game called “Labyrinth.” The Google-owned company, which is based in King’s Cross in London, published a video on YouTube showing an AI navigating a computer game with a 3D-maze that looks like a level from the 90s shooter game “Doom.” In the game, the AI is rewarded for finding apples and portals that teleport it to somewhere else in the maze. The AI has to score as many points as possible in a minute. “This task is much more challenging than [a driving game] because the agent is faced with a new maze in each episode and must learn a general strategy for…


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