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Session Name: Reinforcement Learning in Action: Creating Arena Battle AI for 'Blade & Soul'
Speaker(s): Jinyun Chung, Seungeun Rho
Company Name(s): NCSOFT, NCSOFT
Track / Format: AI Summit

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Overview: The NCSOFT team applied reinforcement learning to create an AI for the arena 1v1 battle in 'Blade & Soul', a global MMORPG. The AI agents participated in the 2018 'Blade & Soul' Tournament World Championship as blind matches and played against three top professional players from across the globe. The AI had 3 wins and 4 loses - an impressive showing against professional players. In this session, the NCSOFT team will will share their experiences on how they built pro-level AI agents.

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Jinyun Chung


Seungeun Rho


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