Microsoft to Help Researchers Study AI – on Minecraft

The so-called “project Malmo” has already been accessible to a small group of computer science researchers for some months, but now it is freely available on the developer platform GitHub. Microsoft bought Minecraft — an addictive  game that allows players to move, interact and build complex objects in a 3D blocky world-in 2014. It is now clear that the Seattle based tech giant had spotted the software’s potential for AI applications. According to Microsoft, the new Minecraft-based platform “Project Malmo” will come in handy  to research “general artificial intelligence” — that is a computer that can engage in eminently human activities such as learning new things, having a conversation, making decisions and carrying out tasks. Teaching a machine to do that requires a lot of repetition, therefore Project Malmo will allow scientists to design bots who can practice talking with each other and with humans. But there’s more. Minecraft’s…


Link to Full Article: Microsoft to Help Researchers Study AI – on Minecraft

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Join Our Newsletter

Sign up to our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates about homeAI.info and the Informed.AI Network of AI related websites which includes Events.AI, Neurons.AI, Awards.AI, and Vocation.AI

You have Successfully Subscribed!