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Sandbox Release #7: Motion Model, Step-Based Planning & Sample Framework

Alex J. Champandard on March 11, 2009

For the seventh release of The AI Sandbox, we've applied the motion synthesis code to generate locomotion animations which can be directed towards points in space. This based on a motion graph which is built out of individual steps; this is the motion model. The A* algorithm is applied onto this to generate a sequence of motions which are carefully aligned and blended together. This release also contains improvements to the previous samples for clustering and HPA* — which you can now experiment with interactively.