Microsoft’s Project Malmo AI platform goes open source

Microsoft's Project Malmo #AI platform goes open source | ZDNet

  • Project Malmo is an artificial intelligence system used to test out AI algorithms using the Minecraft world.
  • Project Malmo consists of a Java mod and code to help AI agents act within the world of Minecraft, and is compatible with Windows, Linux or Mac OS.
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  • On Thursday, the Redmond giant revealed the shift of Project Malmo from the hands of a small group of computer scientists in a private preview to GitHub , a code repository for open-source projects.
  • According to Katja Hofmann, a researcher in Microsoft’s Cambridge, UK research lab, Project Malmo can also be used in “reinforcement learning,” in which AI agents learn to complete a task by trial and error — and are rewarded when they make the right choice.

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The system, now available to all, uses Minecraft to test artificial intelligence protocols.


Microsoft’s Project Malmo AI platform goes open source