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12 Active AI Game Competitions to Check Out in 2021 (Ongoing & Upcoming)

12 Active AI Game Competitions to Check Out in 2021 (Ongoing & Upcoming)

May 27, 2021 . Joy Zhang

12 Active AI Game Competitions to Check Out in 2021 (Ongoing & Upcoming) AI game competitions are also known as AI programming competitions or bot programming competitions. They're different from your average data science competition. In an AI game…

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AI Sports Challenge 2021: Meet the top sixteen

AI Sports Challenge 2021: Meet the top sixteen

May 24, 2021 . Ben Ye

Behind the knights and wizards and digging past the cold calculating algorithms, are a group of dedicated and passionate engineers who have spent over 16 days crafting their perfect agent in the AI Sports Challenge. Read on to meet the teams and…

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The AI Sports Challenge 2021 Recap

The AI Sports Challenge 2021 Recap

May 17, 2021 . Ben Ye

The AI Sports Challenge returns! Between April 22nd — May 7th, 24 teams from around the world competed in the second AI Sports Challenge for a slice of $5,000 AUD. After an intense 16 days of coding and two tournament phases, we crowned our AI Sports…

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Architecture of building a tournament for game playing agents

Architecture of building a tournament for game playing agents

May 16, 2021 . Matthew Duong

Context I built a game playing agent tournament. To give some context this wasn't entirely from scratch. I had the benefit of learning from the previous tournament which had a few flaws. December 2020 tournament Design The previous tournament was…

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Tutorial: An Introduction to Reinforcement Learning Using OpenAI Gym

May 05, 2021 . Joy Zhang

In this introductory tutorial, we'll apply reinforcement learning (RL) to train an agent to solve the 'Taxi' environment from OpenAI Gym. We'll cover: A basic introduction to RL Setting up OpenAI Gym & Taxi Step-by-step tutorial on how to train a…

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What to expect at the AI Sports Challenge 2021

What to expect at the AI Sports Challenge 2021

April 11, 2021 . Joy Zhang

The AI Sports Challenge 2021 is an online AI programming competition sponsored by Deputy, Lab17, MongoDB and GitLab. Thank you also to our community partners Hackathons Australia, General Assembly, SitePoint and the Data Science and AI Association of…

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Who joined us for the first-ever AI Sports Challenge?

Who joined us for the first-ever AI Sports Challenge?

February 08, 2021 . Joy Zhang

The AI Sports Challenge is an AI programming tournament for developers of all levels. Teams across the globe participate by programming their own bot to compete in an online multiplayer game — played entirely by other bots. Run as a virtual hackathon…

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The AI Sports Challenge 2020: a week of kamikazi’s, ammo-hogging, and Jigglybluff sweeps.

The AI Sports Challenge 2020: a week of kamikazi’s, ammo-hogging, and Jigglybluff sweeps.

January 16, 2021 . Joy Zhang

Between 11–18 December 2020, over 400 developers across 20 countries competed in the first-ever AI Sports challenge for a chance to win $10,000 AUD in prizes and giveaways. But there could only be one winner: after an intense week of coding…

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