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Value Based Methods

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Apply deep learning architectures to reinforcement learning tasks. Train your own agent that navigates a virtual world from sensory data.

Apply deep learning architectures to reinforcement learning tasks. Train your own agent that navigates a virtual world from sensory data.

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4 weeks

Real-world Projects

Completion Certificate

Last Updated August 11, 2023

Skills you'll learn:
Value-based reinforcement learning • Prioritized experience replay • Deep q-networks • Double deep q-networks
Prerequisites:
Reinforcement learning fundamentals • Deep learning framework proficiency • Neural network basics

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Study Plan

This lesson covers the study plan and prerequisites for this course.

Lesson 2

Deep Q-Networks

Extend value-based reinforcement learning methods to complex problems using deep neural networks.

Lesson 3 • Project

Project: Navigation

Train an agent to navigate a large world and collect yellow bananas, while avoiding blue bananas.

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Dana Sheahen

Content Developer

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.

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Arpan Chakraborty

Instructor

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.

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Kelvin Lwin

AI | Knowledge Architect

Kelvin had taught in US Academia and Industry within highly technical subjects of CS and AI/DL for a decade. He expanded into building AI Fullstack in China to have a broader global perspective for 3 years. Now he is combining AI, Empathy & Ethics informed by his 18 years of meditation to build new Educational AI for all.

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