Recent news coverage has highlighted how computer programs trained with reinforcement learning are now beating human players in board and video games. Reinforcement learning is a type of machine learning that enables the use of artificial intelligence in complex applications from video games to robotics, self-driving cars, and more.
If you’re interested in using reinforcement learning technology for your project, but you’ve never used it before, where do you begin?
This ebook, the second of a series of three, helps you get started with reinforcement learning in MATLAB® and Simulink® by explaining the terminology and providing access to examples, tutorials, and trial software.
Read this ebook to learn about:
- Exploration vs. exploitation
- Rewards and proper reward formulation
- Policies and policy representations
- Neural networks in reinforcement learning