BWSI Course - Serious Games and Artificial Intelligence
Combine modern methods in machine learning and game-like modeling to quantitatively analyze socially relevant technology and policy questions. This year’s application will be tactical routing for self-driving ambulances. We will build an analysis framework in Python to study the technical, moral, and strategic opportunities that new technologies present to that application. There will also be an emphasis on learning the practical tools and skills for working on a professional software development team.
The recent interest in gaming as a method for acquiring data on human-machine interaction, decision making and human factors has helped establish an emerging area of research called “Serious Games”. Examples of Serious Games can include:
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