Out of curiosity, how is in Hollywood language an algorithm?

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Out of curiosity, how is in Hollywood language an algorithm?

Post by Juan Carlos » Thu May 30, 2019 2:15 pm

I think about this a algorithm in Hollywood and it works. Because in programming is very usual speak about it,but I want know it.

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Re: Out of curiosity, how is in Hollywood language an algorithm?

Post by airsoftsoftwair » Thu May 30, 2019 6:01 pm

Huh, what is the question here?

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Re: Out of curiosity, how is in Hollywood language an algorithm?

Post by Juan Carlos » Fri May 31, 2019 6:47 pm

It is difficult explain it, I know, because an algorithm for i.a. or make complex calculations, etc.

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Re: Out of curiosity, how is in Hollywood language an algorithm?

Post by Bugala » Fri May 31, 2019 10:01 pm

I have absolutely no idea what you are trying to ask. Can you try to rephrase it or give an example of what you are after?

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Re: Out of curiosity, how is in Hollywood language an algorithm?

Post by Clyde » Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:06 pm

Wild guess: He means "AI" (artificial intelligence), as he says something about "i.a." ...

Yes, please, how does THE AI algorithm look like in Hollywood? ;-)
Currently using: Hollywood 7.1 with Windows IDE

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Re: Out of curiosity, how is in Hollywood language an algorithm?

Post by Juan Carlos » Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:13 pm

Clyde wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:06 pm
Wild guess: He means "AI" (artificial intelligence), as he says something about "i.a." ...

Yes, please, how does THE AI algorithm look like in Hollywood? ;-)
Yes, for example, I like to know how make an I.A. algorithm to make some Alexa.

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Re: Out of curiosity, how is in Hollywood language an algorithm?

Post by Bugala » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:07 am

Dont know what you mean by Alexa, but generally speaking regarding AI (Artificial Intelligence), you might have misunderstood it a bit.

There is no magical AI commands that you can use, but they are basically random factors that you make.

So for example decision making function could be:

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Function DecisionMakerAI(option1, option2)
	decision = Rnd(2)
	If decision = 1 Then Return(option1)
	If decision = 0 Then Return(option2)
EndFunction



MovementDirection = DecisionMakerAI("GoLeft", "GoRight")
DebugPrint(MovementDirection)
This is now an AI that decides 50/50 chance whether to go left or right. It can be used somewhere, but for example controlling a character on screen it would be pretty useless since it would in practice just keep stuttering.

However, AI is not necessarily much harder than this. Actually, the best AIs are very simple, yet look intelligent. Pac-Man is a good example of this.

Ghosts in Pac-Man move based upon very simple AI. Each time they come to a crossing, they first have a random chance of going the way that is closest to catching the Pac-Man. Chances for this to happen varies between ghosts. For example, Green ghost might have 20 percent chance of picking the closest way to Pac-Man, while blue might have a 50 percent chance and yellow perhaps even 70 percent.

If Ghost decides not to take the closest road to Pac-Man, then he picks any direction by random.

This is a very simple AI, but it makes it seems pretty intelligent. For example suppose all four ghosts are coming towards you from right, and now there comes a junction. What might happen is that two of the ghosts keep following you, while one ghost goes up, and another down. Especially if those two ghosts who took other than Pac-Man direction happen to at next junction both choose Pac-Man direction, this really looks from players point of view like they are throwing a net at you by blocking all your escape directions, while in reality this all was just pure luck.

So AI is really a combination of intelligent seeming random factor and control over when to make new decisions.

As example in Pac-man there are only very few AI decisions in the end. When ghosts have decided their direction, they just simply continue going that way until the next junction comes. At a junction, they make their AI decision, and after that they again just continue to same direction.

This is how AI is done.

There are lots of algorithms designed for specific AI decisions, but in the end they are all implemented the same way as Pac-Mans Ghost AI is. So hollywoods AI looks like that.

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Re: Out of curiosity, how is in Hollywood language an algorithm?

Post by Juan Carlos » Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:34 am

Thank you for the idea.

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Re: Out of curiosity, how is in Hollywood language an algorithm?

Post by Juan Carlos » Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:25 pm

Other application in games the i.a. is for example in the board games, like rival player, even in predetermited plays.

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