Game Development at Strathclyde

SAIG are pleased to announce that we have begun taking a more pro-active role in encouraging game¬†development¬†within the student body at the University of Strathclyde. Game development education is an increasingly popular area, so we have founded an extra-curricular group … Continued

SAIG Hosts Professor Peter Cowling

On January 27th, SAIG will be hosting a seminar given by University of Bradford’s Peter Cowling. The title of the session is “Graph Search + Machine Learning = Monte Carlo Tree Search” and the abstract is attached below. This is … Continued

SAIG Presenting at the AltDevConf

We are pleased to report that Luke will be speaking at the upcoming “AltDevConf” as part of the Programming track, introducing his research developing the Integrated Influence Architecture. The AltDevConf is a new conference being organised by some of the … Continued

SAIG Welcomes Undergraduates

As part of the final year of their undergraduate studies, students undertake a “Final Year Project” which forms a significant portion of their degree classification. The project typically incorporates development and/or research, but is marked largely on the basis of … Continued

SAIG Research Featured on

A high-level overview of the motivation for the StarCraft research projects currently being undertaken at SAIG has been featured on the front page of leading games industry website The piece was written by SAIG’s own Luke Dicken, and analyses … Continued

Starcraft Research Projects Added to Site

We’ve added information to the website detailing some work we’ve been undertaking in the RTS game StarCraft. You can read all about it by visiting the StarCraft page. We’re excited to be in the process of tidying up Primal prior … Continued

SAIG Presenting at IGDA Scotland (27th July)

Luke will be attending the July meeting of the International Game Developers Association, presenting an overview of the past couple of months of events that SAIG have been attending. Please come along and join us at IGDA Scotland, 27th July … Continued

Website Launch!

We’ve been working on putting together a website for the group – or at least talking about it – for a while now. Thanks to Epitome Solutions we’ve now made this a reality and launched what we hope is going … Continued

SAIG Attending Paris Game AI Conference ’11

Luke will be attending the fourth annual Game/AI Conference this year in Paris, and is giving a tutorial session titled “The Next-Generation of Game Planners”. The Game/AI Conference is the largest gathering of Game AI developers, and we are delighted … Continued