Minecraft Will Run Artificial Intelligence Experiments Starting in July

The development team at Mojang and publisher Microsoft are announcing that they are planning to make the very popular Minecraft video game a testing ground for complex Artificial Intelligence experiments starting in July, by using a new technology called AIX. The two companies claim that the title is capable of creating more interesting conditions for both amateurs and dedicated research teams and costs less than other solutions that are employed at the moment. AIX will be offered under an open source license starting in the summer and is already offered to a small number of academics who are already testing its capabilities and the way it will interact with Minecraft. Katja Hofmann and colleagues created the solution at the Microsoft lab in Cambridge, United Kingdom and states, “Minecraft is the…


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