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Other uses for matrices in games?


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Posted 06 August 2014 - 07:31 AM

I was thinking, what are the not so obvious ways for using matrices in games? We all know of matrices to be an integral part of 3D space transformation. But since a matrix is but a block of numbers, there must be interesting ways of using it for other things, specifically in games. Please share your thoughts. :)


Start by doing what is necessary; then do what is possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.


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Posted 06 August 2014 - 09:14 AM

Color matrices is the other obvious one.  



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Posted 06 August 2014 - 09:24 AM

Sobel-Operator (Image Processing - Edge Detection)
Gaussian Elemination

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Posted 06 August 2014 - 09:43 AM

Perhaps AI, neural networks and other machine learning algorithms tend to be matrix intense.


openwar  - the real-time tactical war-game platform


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Posted 06 August 2014 - 10:14 AM

The entire game '2048' is a matrix :)

If empty cells are zeroes.






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