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Making AI that Plays Like Humans (Winning the BotPrize)

Alex J. Champandard on January 18, 2013

This double interview features both winning teams behind the bots that won the grand BotPrize, building AI that was ranked as human more often than the humans themselves! First, Mihai Polceanu will present the techniques behind MirrorBot (gathering real-time player information and mirroring opponents). Then, Jacob Schrum will explain the techniques behind UT^2 (blending gameplay traces and neuro-evolution).