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Ms. Pac-Man Versus Ghost Team CIG 2016 competition

Williams, PR and Perez-Liebana, D and Lucas, SM (2017) Ms. Pac-Man Versus Ghost Team CIG 2016 competition. In: UNSPECIFIED, ? - ?.

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Abstract

© 2016 IEEE. This paper introduces the revival of the popular Ms. Pac-Man Versus Ghost Team competition. We present an updated game engine with Partial Observability constraints, a new Multi-Agent Systems approach to developing Ghost agents, and several sample controllers to ease the development of entries. A restricted communication protocol is provided for the Ghosts, providing a more challenging environment than before. The competition will debut at the IEEE Computational Intelligence and Games Conference 2016. Some preliminary results showing the effects of Partial Observability and the benefits of simple communication are also presented.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: IEEE Conference on Computatonal Intelligence and Games, CIG
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Diego Perez Liebana
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2017 15:26
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2019 17:16
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/19034

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