Competition Explores Creative Potential of AI with Minecraft

A competition hosted by the NYU Tandon School of Engineering is challenging humans to create algorithms for producing adaptive settlements in Minecraft. Concocted at NYU's Game Innovation Lab, the competition is open to teams and individuals..."Much of my own academic career has focused on posing procedural content generation in games as a research problem," said Julian Togelius, an NYU professor of computer science and engineering... Michael Green, an NYU Tandon doctoral student, has developed a downloadable software framework that can be started with three lines of code.

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