StarCraft II to be used in research for Google DeepMind’s artificial intelligence

Google’s DeepMind is set to develop its artificial intelligence efforts by playing video games. Google DeepMind announced its collaboration with video game developer Blizzard Entertainment, at BlizzCon 2016 in Anaheim, California on Friday. Blizzard Entertainment will make its video game StarCraft II available to AI and Machine Learning researchers worldwide. The StarCraft saga is often considered one of the best video games of all times, particularly in terms of 1v1 competitive video games. Professional players have been competing in its original version at a high level since the late 1990s. DeepMind is a division of Google that wishes to “push the boundaries of AI” using machine learning and algorithms that help machines solve complicated problems autonomously. Starcraft will bring tests for Google’s AI to a whole new level, after DeepMind…


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