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Game Performance Optimization with Causal Models (Presented by Samsung Electronic)

Hesham Dar  (Data Scientist, Samsung Electronics)

Location: Room 2000, West Hall

Date: Thursday, March 24

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Plus Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Sponsored Session

Viewing Experience: In-Person

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: Yes

Samsung Electronics

On modern mobile devices, there are a number of systems which aim to improve the game experience, delivering high and stable frame rates while keeping the device at manageable temperatures.
Often the standard method of tuning these device systems is through either lab based testing, which is not scalable, or alternatively, using real world analysis.
However systems on device don't run in isolation and when tuning parameters, other factors can be at play which potentially obfuscate the impact of the change.
By leveraging domain knowledge and building an explicit causal model of the system, a better indication of the treatment effect size can be measured as well as other useful insights on the performance of such systems.

Takeaway

Attendees will learn about how causal modelling using bayesian networks can be used to better evaluate any changes made, based on real world cases carried out to improve game performance on mobile devices.

Intended Audience

The target audience includes developers, analysts, and designers.