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A New Way to Find Way Using Depth Direction A*

  • Akashdeep Singh
  • Ankit Agrawal
  • Pratik Patil
  • Priyanshu Pal
  • Prashant Udawant
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 38)

Abstract

The paper presents a review on a new algorithm for path finding, namely Depth Direction A* Algorithm, which uses linear graph theory in collaboration with A* Algorithm. The algorithm increases the efficiency of A* Algorithm for avoiding obstacles and finding the path of minimum distance to its goal in any map. Further, the path is more naturalistic, data structure requires less number of nodes for expansion and computation, and less memory is required. To prove this, we compare the results obtained by using various pathfinding algorithms such Dijkstra’s, BFS, DFS, A*, and Depth Direction A*.

Keywords

Pathfinding Depth Direction A* A* RTS 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akashdeep Singh
    • 1
  • Ankit Agrawal
    • 1
  • Pratik Patil
    • 1
  • Priyanshu Pal
    • 1
  • Prashant Udawant
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Engineering and Information TechnologyNMIMS/MPSTMEMumbaiIndia

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