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In the News (HTML)
July/August 2008 (vol. 23 no. 4)
pp. 4-7
The first story, "Toward More Human Video Game Characters," looks at AI techniques for improving nonplayer characters. The second story, "The Year the Power Grid Got Smarter," reports on current uses of AI technology to help manage electric power grids.

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Index Terms:
video games, artificial intelligence, nonplayer characters, NPC, avatar, Soar, neural networks, electric power grid, SmartGridCity, intelligent agents, machine learning, multiagent systems
Citation:
Mark Ingebretsen, "In the News," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 4-7, July-Aug. 2008, doi:10.1109/MIS.2008.67
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