Reinforcement Learning, Fall 2018

Rubric: AE 598RL and ME 598MW

Time: 10–11:50am, Tuesday and Thursday

Location: 1022 Lincoln Hall

Instructors: Tim Bretl (research website) and Matt West (research website)

Description: Theory and practice of reinforcement learning as a tool for machine learning and artificial intelligence, applied to control, dynamics, and robotics, with a particular emphasis on computation. Topics will include reinforcement learning algorithms (temporal difference, Q-learning, policy gradient, actor-critic), function approximation and the use of deep neural networks, and efficient implementation on parallel architectures. Restrictions and prerequisites: CS 446 or equivalent; experience with TensorFlow, PyTorch, or equivalent.

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