We will review the basic concepts of reinforcement learning, its applications and how it is connected to the recent success of AlphaGo.
This discussion will be led by Junling Hu.
Recommended reading (Please read before you come to the meetup):
1) Junling Hu, Reinforcement Learning Explained, O'Reilly Media Data Science Blog, December 8, 2016
2) Richard Sutton and Andrew Barto, Reinforcement Learning: An Introduction (2nd edition), Book draft, September 2016
6:30–7 pm Meet and greet
7-8:30 pm Main topic discussion, based on recommended reading