Microsoft’s AI platform, Malmo now open to public

Microsoft, in its recent crusade for Artificial Intelligence (AI) has announced the general availability of its project Malmo via an open source license. Previously known as project AIX, Microsoft’s AI platform uses Minecraft, a game it acquired to support and sustain experimental research on artificial Intelligence and virtual reality. Existing in the private preview of a batch of computer scientists till now, Microsoft has chosen Github a project hosting site for developers to go public, for everyone to use. The AI research tool is designed to support fundamental research in artificial intelligence that roams the virtual world of Minecraft. It will help researchers develop efficient, more general artificial intelligence, that can do things like learn, have conversations, make decisions and complete complex tasks by integrating reinforce learning, cognitive science, and…


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