3rd July 2020

Brighton Dome


Ruby Paper Scissors

Dot Wingrove // @notthepoint

Co-organiser of @CodebarBrighton, studying maths with @OpenUniversity, humum to @morty_macgrove

In 1999 (and again in 2001) there was a competition for people to create bots to play RoShamBo, otherwise know as Rock-paper-scissors. The bot that won this competition, beating all the other entries including the competition-provided dummy bots, was called Iocaine Powder.

Let’s explore approaches and techniques used to build a successful RoShamBo bot.

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