One more time Google and the University of Waterloo's computer science club have launched an Artificial Intelligence challenge. This year the task is to write a program to compete in the Ants Multiplayer Challenge. The goal is seek and destroy the most enemy ant hills while defending their own hills. You must create a bot that plays the game of Ants as intelligently as possible. The contest supports languages in Python, Java, C# and C++.
The current state of the contest, which you can submit your project, is until December 18th. After, there will be a final tournament between the contestants to decide the ultimate winner!
See the game in action at the video below.
It is a great opportunity to learn Artificial Intelligence and play with your skills at programming, machine learning and logical reason!