This book provides a handbook of algorithmic recipes from the fields of Metaheuristics, Biologically Inspired Computation and Computational Intelligence that have been described in a complete,... More > consistent, and centralized manner. These standardized descriptions were carefully designed to be accessible, usable, and understandable.
Most of the algorithms described in this book were originally inspired by biological and natural systems, such as the adaptive capabilities of genetic evolution and the acquired immune system, and the foraging behaviors of birds, bees, ants and bacteria. An encyclopedic algorithm reference, this book is intended for research scientists, engineers, students, and interested amateurs.
Each algorithm description provides a working code example in the Ruby Programming Language.< Less
This book contains a total of 38 must-read interviews on the making of mobile games using 15 modern game engines.
In this book you'll hear how hired guns and indie game developers alike build games... More > and get them to market using off-the-shelf mobile game engines. There is no abstracting or watering down of their experiences. You will read about what they did, in their own words.
The interviews were designed to collect wisdom from game developers around the problems of choosing and working with off-the-shelf mobile game engines, and you will agree that this objective was far exceeded. You will not avoid getting snapshots into the thoughts and processes from a diverse and successful collection of game developers from around the world, that have each taken it to market.< Less
This book contains a total of 22 exclusive interviews on the making of start-of-the-art mobile game engines for Apple and Android devices as well as the web.
In this book you'll gain direct... More > first-hand knowledge of how the mobile developer elite design, develop and deliver modern game engines while keeping abreast of the latest features offered by mobile devices. There is no abstracting or watering down of their experiences. You will read about what do, in their own words.
You will feel recharged and will be reinvigorated in your own game development efforts. The sage advice in these interviews will be useful in navigating, selecting and working with the tidal wave of promising mobile game engines available. Reading these interviews will help you find and best use the perfect engine for your mobile game and get it into the hands of an audience that loves it just as much as you.< Less