Issue No. 04 - July/August (2008 vol. 23)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIS.2008.67
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.
video games, artificial intelligence, nonplayer characters, NPC, avatar, Soar, neural networks, electric power grid, SmartGridCity, intelligent agents, machine learning, multiagent systems
M. Ingebretsen, "In the News," in IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 23, no. , pp. 4-7, 2008.