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Karl Sims Creatures

Genetic Algorithms for Optimization

A genetic algorithm is a search heuristic for optimization given a set of guidelines. The algorithm works with different kinds of strings of data that represent an object. The purpose of the algorithm is to select ideal output ...
by alexsimes

Chess AI

Designing a Chess AI

In 1996 IBM’s Deep Blue, a chess computer, beat the world champion, Garry Kasparov. This marked the first time a computer was capable of defeating an expert chess player under normal tournament rules. However, Kasparov be...
by alexsimes



AI: From “A” to “B”

AI : “Artificial intelligence is the intelligence of machines and the branch of computer science that aims to create it.” – Definition from Wikipedia Having a robot or virtual agent (an example of a virtual ag...
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Bottom line: 4 / 5 - Very Good
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golden rectangle spiral ratio

Golden Ratio and CSS

When designing the visual aspect to a website or creating images in general the dilemma of choosing proportions inevitably comes up. By choosing proportions I mean the idea of designing a space to hold the informational content...
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wordpress and modular programming

WordPress and Modular Programming

Modular programming can be defined as the technique of the creation or use of parts to a larger system that can be interchanged with other similar systems. In more simplified terms, making or using add-ons to a container progra...
by alexsimes