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AI Game Programming Wisdom 4 / Edition 1

AI Game Programming Wisdom 4 / Edition 1

by Steve Rabin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1584505230

ISBN-13: 9781584505235

Pub. Date: 02/20/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Welcome to the latest volume of AI Game Programming Wisdom! AI Game Programming Wisdom 4 includes a collection of more than 50 new articles featuring cutting-edge techniques, algorithms, and architectures written by industry professionals for use in commercial game development. Organized into 7 sections, this comprehensive volume explores every important aspect of

Overview

Welcome to the latest volume of AI Game Programming Wisdom! AI Game Programming Wisdom 4 includes a collection of more than 50 new articles featuring cutting-edge techniques, algorithms, and architectures written by industry professionals for use in commercial game development. Organized into 7 sections, this comprehensive volume explores every important aspect of AI programming to help you develop and expand your own personal AI toolbox. You'll find ready-to-use ideas, algorithms, and code in all key AI areas including general wisdom, scripting and dialogue, movement and pathfinding, architecture, tactics and planning, genre specific, and learning and adaptation. New to this volume are articles on recent advances in realistic agent, squad, and vehicle movement, as well as dynamically changing terrain, as exemplified in such popular games as Company of Heroes.You'll also find information on planning as a key game architecture, as well as important new advances in learning algorithms and player modeling. AI Game Programming Wisdom 4 features coverage of multiprocessor architectures, Bayesian networks, planning architectures, conversational AI, reinforcement learning, and player modeling.These valuable and innovative insights and issues offer the possibility of new game AI experiences and will undoubtedly contribute to taking the games of tomorrow to the next level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584505235
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/20/2008
Series:
AI Game Programming Wisdom (W/CD) Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
699
Product dimensions:
7.57(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.79(d)

Table of Contents

Learning Adaptation Pathfinding Tactics and Planning General Wisdom Architecture Scripting and Dialog Movement Genre Specific

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