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Behavioral Mathematics for Game AI by Dave Mark

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Layered Weighting Models

Even after we have calculated or combined factors to arrive at a utility function, we may not have enough information to process a decision. While weighted sums allow us to combine (and even normalize) similar information, decisions often take disparate pieces of information into account. It is usually simpler to combine similar items together first to arrive at an aggregate value. For example, we combined the two sets of dinner preferences into one combined dinner preference value. Once we have arrived at these combined figures, we can combine them with other figures in another step of the process. By doing this, we are ...

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