[racket] Google Challenge

From: Neil Van Dyke (neil at neilvandyke.org)
Date: Tue Nov 1 11:35:46 EDT 2011

Paulo J. Matos wrote at 11/01/2011 10:57 AM:
> Anyone working on a Racket starter package for the Ants Google 
> Challenge? http://aichallenge.org/ 

Here's the documentation they point one to for writing your their 
starter pack:

It looks easy to implement.

Also, I think that, as important as having a Racket starter kit 
available, is having a contestant team that will use the starter kit to 
put in a serious effort.

A team is a good idea, because you can develop different approaches in 
parallel, and then decide which approaches to combine and refine.  You 
might also be able to use additional people to get generic ``AI'' 
libraries working in parallel, separate from their application-specific 
use of those libraries.

More importantly, remember: it is not enough for Racket programmers to 
merely win; Java programmers must lose.


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