How machines can teach themselves without human intervention

What is reinforcement learning?

Why is reinforcement learning useful?

Key Takeaways

  • In its most essential form, reinforcement learning is simple and is analogous to how humans learn.
  • Reinforcement learning involves an agent that takes actions in an environment. This environment can be anything that the agent needs to get good at.
  • The agent interprets which actions are good and bad based on the rewards it receives from the environment and the state of the environment.
  • Reinforcement learning is very powerful and is useful for tasks where a machine has to achieve a specific goal.

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