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Paul Roberts

Paul Roberts is a Lead AI programmer at Sumo Digital. He has a Master’s degree in Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence, where he focused on pathfinding and developed the DRS algorithm and ways to test the believability of generated paths. He has worked for a variety of studios in the UK from Team17, Traveller’s Tales, Activision, and some smaller indie studios. Paul also managed the Games Programming department at Staffordshire University for several years where he oversaw the development of new degree programs that saw a close collaboration with the games industry. Paul has written a number of books – some fiction, others academic – the latest of which is Artificial Intelligence in Games published by CRC Press in 2022.

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