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Soar Suite 9.3.0 Released

A new release of Soar, 9.3.0, is now available:

This release of Soar includes modules for reinforcement learning (introduced in 9.0), episodic memory (introduced in 9.1), and semantic memory (introduced in 9.2), along with many new features and stability updates. All learning mechanisms are now disabled by default.... read more

Posted by Jonathan 2010-04-23

New 9.x releases available

Soar Suite versions 9.0.1, 9.1.1, and 9.2.0 are now available. 9.0 includes reinforcement learning (Soar-RL), 9.1 includes Soar-RL and an episodic memory module (EpMem), and 9.2 includes Soar-RL, EpMem and a new semantic memory modules (SMem). See the release notes for more information.

Posted by Jonathan 2009-06-15

Soar Suite 8.6.3 Now Available

Windows platform only for now, other platforms coming soon.

Posted by Jonathan 2006-10-31

Soar Suite 8.6.2 is now available

Posted by Jonathan 2006-05-19

Soar Suite 8.6.1 is now available

Soar 8.6.1 is now available. See the release notes for details:

Posted by Bob Marinier 2005-07-06

Soar Suite 8.6.0 is now available

Soar Suite 8.6.0 is now available for download. Please see the release notes because there are many changes:

Posted by Jonathan 2005-04-27

Soar Workshop 25

The 25th Soar Workshop will be held Monday, June 13 through Friday, June 17, 2005, in Ann Arbor, MI, hosted by the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the University of Michigan, and Soar Technology, Inc. See the full announcement ( and submit your registration here: (

Posted by Jonathan 2005-04-07

Soar Suite 8.5.2 is now available

See the release notes for more information:

Posted by Bob Marinier 2004-07-19

Soar Suite 8.5.0 now available

Soar 8.5.0 is now available for Windows platforms and Linux! Mac OSX
support is forthcoming. Download the installer (Win32) or tarball
(Linux) and get installation instructions here:

Release notes for Soar Suite 8.5:

* For the Win32 platform, all Soar components are hosted on
SourceForge.Net in one installer. A Linux tarball is also available
at the same URL.
--> ... read more

Posted by Jonathan 2003-11-18

VisualSoar module added to CVS

VisualSoar has been added to CVS. We'll do an official release once it's more cleaned up. For the moment, you can build what's in there on Windows, but the Linux stuff needs to be updated.

Posted by Bob Marinier 2003-07-04

Links to related sites posted

The docs section of the site now contains some links to Soar-related sites that may be helpful. Note that this doc is in the Docs section of this site, not in the docs directory in CVS.

Please send me any new links or corrections.


Posted by Bob Marinier 2003-06-28

PDF version of documentation available

In an effort to make the documentation more available to a broader range of users, the "Install Info.doc" file (an MS Office format) has been converted to PDF in all modules. It has been and continues to available in HTML as well.

The other formats (MS Office, HTML) are still available for those who prefer those formats. It is actually likely that updates to the documentation will be done in the MS Office format and then converted to the other formats.... read more

Posted by Bob Marinier 2003-06-24

New Versions Available

Soar-8.3.5, Soar-8.4.5, TSI-3.1.5, Eaters-3.0.5, and TankSoar-3.0.5 are available for download. The new versions are updated for Tcl8.3 and conform to a new directory structure. Also, development is now supported on SourceForge.

Posted by Bob Marinier 2003-06-18

Older releases (8.3 and 8.2) now available in files section

The original binary release files, for versions 8.3 and 8.4, that were available on the Soar project page are now available for download in our files section.

Posted by John Shue 2002-10-30

Soar 8.4 release posted to files section

The original binary release files that were available on the Soar project page are now available for download in our files section.

Prior versions (8.3, 8.2, 7.3, and 7.2) will be added in the near future.

Posted by John Shue 2002-10-30

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