Microsoft releases code for artificial intellligentie research in Minecraft




Microsoft released the code for research into artificial intelligence in Minecraft published on GitHub. The company is to ensure that everyone can use the code to develop their own artificial intelligence.

The research project of Microsoft had first called “Project AIX” but now renamed Project Malmo. In March, made ​​known the Redmond company that Minecraft was committed as a kind of playpen for artificial intelligence. It is intended that such software on the basis of the virtual world in the game can acquire knowledge about different concepts.

Until now, the code of the project was only available to a small group of scientists, now it is however also on GitHub consult . Microsoft writes , for example, the software provides opportunities to learn how artificial intelligence can create these objects in the game. Users can also develop bots that can communicate with people and each other. Moreover, it is possible to compare the own progress with that of others.

According to the researchers of the project is only required to program to use the Project Malmo software. However, no advanced knowledge required, and interested parties can use various programming languages. The software runs on Windows, Linux and OS X


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