The Challenge uses
, an AI experimentation platform built on top of
. It takes the form of a collaborative mini-game – the
Malmo Pig Chase
. The task and sample code are freely available on
Our goal with this Challenge is to encourage teams of students to pursue
research in Collaborative AI
. Challenge participants are invited to develop and train collaborative AI solutions that learn to achieve high scores across a range of collaborators.
Besides the joy of problem-solving, Microsoft is offering three prizes each in the following two categories (Challenge participants can sign up for either or both prizes, subject to Challenge rules):
Are you interested in participating?
Please check the details including the Challenge Rules
. Once you’ve assembled a team of up to three members, please sign up
Note, if you decide to use Microsoft Azure for developing and training your agent, you can sign up for a
Microsoft Azure Pass
(market value $1,500 USD) that we will offer to the first 150 entries free of charge (subject to requirements outlined in the Challenge Rules). Please indicate this during registration.
We look forward to your participation. It’ll be fun!