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Session Name: AI Summit: Cities at Scale: Simulating Street Life on a Budget
Speaker(s): Sandy MacPherson
Company Name(s): Kythera AI
Track / Format: Design

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Overview: This talk looks at traffic simulation in a large urban environment, exploring the challenges involved and the approaches taken to them, and touches on a few open problems and ideas for future work. The focus is on the concept of scheduling traffic flow for a short period into the future, rather than frame-by-frame simulation, and the implications of this across all aspects of the simulation, including spawning, levels of detail, path finding and following, and dealing with real-time changes such as player interaction.

Game Developers Conference 2022

Sandy MacPherson

Kythera AI

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