Bot Navigation Article
Alex Champandard sent along the following information about a new article he's posted on his recently launched web site, the AI Depot:
The Artificial Intelligence Depot is very proud to announce the release of its first major feature: an essay about spatial awareness and terrain knowledge acquisition. This is the first issue of the series, intending
eventually to apply neural networks and genetic algorithms to in-game agents in first person shooters.
The essay discusses the major pitfalls of current bot navigation, and the human approach to this problem is presented. Based on that, a modular system is devised allowing deliberative path-finding and reactive obstacle avoidance to be combined in an elegant fashion. Finally, the next topics for the series is outlined. "