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A Practical Introduction to Reinforcement Learning for Games

Alex J. Champandard on August 3, 2009

Find out why reinforcement learning (RL) is an up-and-coming technology, and the ideal complement for many classical game AI techniques. In this masterclass, you'll learn how RL was applied in commercial games to enhance the gameplay. The second part will also cover how this type of machine learning is well suited for content creation to simplify the authoring of behaviors. Finally, in the last part you'll hear the trick to applying RL at runtime for online adaptation while the game is underway.