Artificial intelligence has surpassed Microsoft man in the video game

Video Games in the past decade has become one of the favorite ways of spending free time. Can artificial intelligence to play better man? Maybe even four times better, as shown by results of testing Microsoft's artificial intelligence. But, of course, an example has been taken one particular game retains considerable popularity, even after more than three decades after its debut.

Artificial intelligence has surpassed Microsoft man in the video game Artificial intelligence has surpassed Microsoft man in the video game

Microsoft researchers are testing artificial intelligence and machine learning, artificial intelligence systems. During testing, artificial intelligence has shown its ability to achieve the theoretical maximum points in the game Ms. Pac-Man, adapted for the historic game console Atari 2600. No man could not achieve a similar result. The record was put artificial intelligence after more than 34 years after the game's release, which was published in 1982.

An artificial intelligence was created startup Maluuba, acquired by software giant Microsoft had previously in 2017. It is tested type of machine learning, called "reinforcement learning". If you try to describe the most simple method is the essence, it is a question that created about 150 artificial intelligences, which are part of the game, focusing on individual goals, such as finding the nearest necessary object of the game or avoiding ghosts. They had found solutions are combined and then are controlled by artificial intelligence of a higher level, which sees these decisions as tips and make the best choice possible in a particular situation.

Artificial intelligence to be balanced like to decision-making, evaluating their effectiveness. For example, if in this case the ghosts touch leads to failure, even if the 100 artificial intelligences say that you must move to the right and to "swallow" the following bonus, despite the approaching ghost, and all three are advised not to do this, then their advice anyway priority.

As a result of artificial intelligence was able to gain the maximum 999,990 points. Researchers say that this is the maximum that ever achieved in the game version of Ms. Pac-Man for the Atari 2600. Moreover, it is four times higher than the record set by the person who was 211,480 points. Game Ms. Pac-Man might be chosen for the reason that the behavior of ghosts in it is more complex and less predictable than usual Pac-Man. However, the reason for which it was preferred that the console version is not specified.

What are the practical results of this study may lead? Researchers believe that they have developed a methodology can help sales professionals. It can also find application in natural language processing.

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