We beat the AI record in Ms. Pac Man!

pacmanOur recent work using Ms. Pac Man as a benchmark problem for optimal control strategies has been featured on BGR, Tom’s Guide, and in the Cornell Chronicle! You can read more about how our control strategy beat the previous Ms. Pac Man AI record here!

BGR: Scientists built an AI that is really, really good at ‘Ms. Pac-Man’

Cornell Chronicle: Engineers eat away at Ms. Pac-Man score with artificial player

Tom’s Guide (FR): Cette IA est imbattable à Miss Pac-Man

The New Yorker: Could Ms. Pac-Man train the next generation of military drones?

Conference for Decision and Control (CDC) 2016

We had two papers accepted to CDC 2016!

  • P. Zhu, J. Morelli, S. Ferrari, “Value Function Approximation for the Control of Multiscale Dynamical Systems,” Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, December 2016, in press.  [PDF]
  • T. S. Clawson, S. Ferrari, S. B. Fuller, R. J. Wood, “Spiking Neural Network (SNN) Control of a Flapping Insect-scale Robot,” Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, December 2016, in press.  [PDF]