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HALO Inspired Blackboard Architectures and Knowledge Representation

Damian Isla on February 4, 2010

Blackboards have increasingly become a key part of almost every game's AI architecture. They help maximize computation time while reducing spikes, as well as helping decouple the behavior from the acquisition of information. However, getting this part of the system right involves finding a good knowledge representation...

Find out exactly how in this 1h masterclass with Damian Isla, Lead AI Programmer on HALO 2 and 3. He'll explain the key motivations for using a blackboard, what role they play in the overall system, how to approach the development process, and what kinds of considerations you need to make while designing your KR.