Maze companion: artificial intelligence application that supports mazes solving

  • Yana Elida Saint-Priest Universidad Santiago de Cali
  • Oscar Domínguez-Acevedo Mydigitall, Colombia
  • Carlos Márquez-Hernández Colgate Palmolive, Colombia
Keywords: game companion, artificial intelligence, maze, processing


The concentration capabilities of a child depend on his or her age and the normal process is that along with their growth their attention span grows as well; nonetheless, it is important to work on this capability from a
young age. The classic board games such as chess, mazes, triqui, puzzles, etc. require a certain amount of mental processes in order to be played and are ideal for keeping the attention of the child for several minutes. This project is an innovative proposal through image processing and width search algorithms; it solves physical mazes created by the players. The obtained effectiveness was 72 %, remarking that the quality of the sensor and the angle in which the photograph is captured is of enormous influence.

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  • Author Biographies

    Yana Elida Saint-Priest, Universidad Santiago de Cali

    Ingeniero de Sistemas de la Universidad del Norte, Magister de la Universidad de los Andes con Especialización en Evaluación en Entornos Virtuales, de la Universidad de Granada.

    Actualmente docente de la Universidad Santiago de Cali.

    Oscar Domínguez-Acevedo, Mydigitall, Colombia

    Técnico en Programación de Software del Sena, Tecnólogo en Sistemas de Información e Ingeniero de Sistemas de la Universidad Santiago de Cali.  Actualmente labora en Mydigitall, Carrera 67 # 11B – 12, Cali, Colombia. Miembro del Grupo de Investigación Comba. Correo electrónico

    Carlos Márquez-Hernández, Colgate Palmolive, Colombia

    Tecnólogo en Sistemas de Información e Ingeniero de Sistemas de la Universidad Santiago de Cali.  Actualmente labora en Colgate Palmolive, Carrera 1 # 40 – 108, Cali, Colombia. Miembro del Grupo de Investigación Comba.  Correo electrónico

How to Cite
Saint-Priest, Y. E., Domínguez-Acevedo, O., & Márquez-Hernández, C. (2019). Maze companion: artificial intelligence application that supports mazes solving. Revista Ingenierías Universidad De Medellín, 19(36), 91-105.


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