Deep reinforcement learning is one of AI’s hottest fields. Researchers, engineers, and investors are excited by its world-changing potential. In this advanced program, you’ll master techniques like Deep Q-Learning and Actor-Critic Methods, and connect with experts from NVIDIA and Unity as you build a portfolio of your own reinforcement learning projects.Apple, Facebook, and Google are investing in deep reinforcement learning.
Hands-on learning of the most important job skills taught by industry experts
Industry-designed projects that help you build your portfolio
Global mentors evaluate projects and provide support throughout the program
Alexis is an applied mathematician with a Masters in Computer Science from Brown University and a Masters in Applied Mathematics from the University of Michigan. She was formerly a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow.
Arpan is a computer scientist with a PhD from North Carolina State University. He teaches at Georgia Tech (within the Masters in Computer Science program), and is a coauthor of the book Practical Graph Mining with R.
Mat is a former physicist, research neuroscientist, and data scientist. He did his PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley.
Luis was formerly a Machine Learning Engineer at Google. He holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Michigan, and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Quebec at Montreal.
Cezanne is an expert in computer vision with a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. As a former researcher in genomics and biomedical imaging, she’s applied computer vision and deep learning to medical diagnostic applications.
Dana is an electrical engineer with a Masters in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. Her work experience includes software development for embedded systems in the Automotive Group at Motorola, where she was awarded a patent for an onboard operating system.
Chhavi is a Computer Science graduate student at New York University, where she researches machine learning algorithms. She is also an electronics engineer and has worked on wireless systems.
Juan is a computational physicist with a Masters in Astronomy. He is finishing his PhD in Biophysics. He previously worked at NASA developing space instruments and writing software to analyze large amounts of scientific data using machine learning techniques.
Miguel is a software engineer at Lockheed Martin. He earned a Masters in Computer Science at Georgia Tech and is an Instructional Associate for the Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making course. He’s the author of Grokking Deep Reinforcement Learning.
This program requires experience with Python, probability, machine learning, and deep learning.
We recommend that you complete a course in Deep Learning equivalent to the Deep Learning Nanodegree program prior to entering the program. You will need to be able to communicate fluently and professionally in written and spoken English.
Additionally, you should have the following knowledge:
Basic shell scripting:
Basic statistical knowledge, including:
Intermediate differential calculus and linear algebra, including: