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Astral Heroes - first impressions
Astral Heroes - first impressions posted on 2016-04-17

Spectromancer was a game I used to play many years ago to pass the time and enjoy some good strategy. It had cool mechanics and really good AI. Now, there's a spiritual successor (or actual successor?) called Astral Heroes. It promises "thoroughly polished game balance, no useless cards", which is …

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StarCraft 1 BWAPI - Running multiple AI modules on Local PC with different races

BWAPI (http://bwapi.github.io/) is a very strong tool for interacting with StarCraft: Brood War. It allows for the creation of intelligent agents to play the game and for pitting said agents against each other to determine the best. I needed to run many many games of StarCraft, between various …

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Sublime, LaTeX and Mendeley - From idea to document, easy

Do you want to write essays or research papers with less hassle? I'll describe my system and, hopefully, it will improve your document writing times, or you will reinforce your belief in your better pipeline! tl;dr version: Sublime Text 3 + LaTeXing + Mendeley = really nice and pleasant writing …

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Big update to Sharp Genetics
Big update to Sharp Genetics posted on 2015-04-27

Just pushed a big update to my genetic programming library. Here's the changelog: -Added support for manager-wide saving and reloading of GP state. -Can now serialize all populations and their current state, for later reload. -A side effect is the loss of hashset support for removing duplicate…

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Bolt CMS and Windows IIS hosts
Bolt CMS and Windows IIS hosts posted on 2015-04-08

Are you trying to get Bolt running on a Windows server? Is the dashboard not loading at all? Are you getting errors telling you things like "curl_multi_exec() has been disabled for security reasons"? I have just moved from a Linux webhost to a Windows webhost (to take advantage of ASP.NET hostin…

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Talking about Spiking Neural Networks and games

During the London module I had the chance to research and talk about spiking neural networks. They're really interesting, although their application in games is still limited.If you're interested in the presentation slides, while they are sparse, they offer some really good references. Here you go:…

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Back in action!
Back in action! posted on 2015-01-14

Long time, no update. Let's get back to serious business.Genetic ProgrammingProgress on my Genetic Programming library (C#) is going nicely. Basic features (greedy and tournament selection, crossover, mutation, random member generation) work well and come out with adequate results. The current prob…

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