Minecraft Will Soon Take Part In An Artificial Intelligence Experiment

Minecraft will be taking part in an artificial intelligence experiment using AIX’s open-source AI software.Minecraft is a hugely successful game of exploration and crafting, one that’s attracted players for the better part of a decade. Yet Minecraft may have even more to offer the world in terms of AI research. Microsoft recently announced that computer scientists will be using Minecraft as a robust environment in July for developing new artificial intelligences. What’s more, Microsoft eventually plans to make this AI code available to players.That’s right – not only could Minecraft become the cutting edge of AI, these programs might join you as you craft entire castles and cities.Microsoft’s experiment is based on AIX, a software platform which connects to Minecraft and lets AI code control the character. Researchers can then…


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