Games, AI & Reflection

Alexander Clouter
Wed, 14 Apr 1999 23:27:30 +0100

Tom Novelli wrote:
>         I'm itching to play with AI again.. yeah, I've been reading
> Hofstadter, amongst other things. :)  Reflection is really the heart of
> Tunes, and game AI is the way to explore it.
Something I found *very* interesting ever since I read a New Scientist
article ( and the
researchers homepage at

He used a FPGA in combination with a genetic algorithm to produce some
fantastic behaviour with a small amount of silicon!!!

I know you, Tom, enjoy the idea of playing with an FPGA but probably
doing a emulation (or something similar, such as normal algorithm
evolution) would produce nifty affects.

Happy reading.


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