New breed of AI is tested in Minecraft: Intelligent machines are put through their paces using virtual …

New breed of AI is tested in Minecraft: Intelligent machines are put through their paces using virtual mazesFirst research systematically looking at how different AI types learnAI machines learn easily in laboratory environments, but not real worldHave difficulty in situations where objects can be partially obscuredIn Minecraft, the same task with the same level of difficulty can be set over and over again, which makes it ideal for testing machinesBy Abigail Beall For Mailonline Published: 11:40, 13 June 2016 | Updated: 11:41, 13 June 2016 Mazes have been used for a long time in research, particularly in testing memory.Historically, the subjects involved in these tests have mostly been mice and rats, but now a completely new kind of intelligence is getting put through its paces.A group of US researchers is…


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