Encyclopedia of Machine Learning and Data Mining

2017 Edition
| Editors: Claude Sammut, Geoffrey I. Webb

Reinforcement Learning

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-7687-1_720


This entry provides an overview of Reinforcement Learning (RL), with cross-references to specific RL algorithms.

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Recommended Reading

  1. Sutton RS, Barto AG (1998) Reinforcement learning: an introduction. MIT, CambridgeGoogle Scholar
  2. Watkins CJCH (1989) Learning from delayed rewards. PhD thesis, King’s College, CambridgeGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA