Reinforcement Learning Group
When: each Wednesday, 14:00-15:00.
Where: CBL room 438, located on the fourth floor of Baker Building, Trumpington street, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.
Email list: you can sign up to the mailing list here
Organiser contact: Rowan McAllister (rtm26@cam.ac.uk)

Introductory Sessions

Format: the following six introductory sessions are 60-minute presentations intended to bring everyone up to speed on Reinforcement Learning basics. Please do the suggested reading before each session. Each presentation will summarise the given reading, to reinforce (!) the concepts we cover each week.

Week 1 (08 April 2015)

Week 2 (15 April 2015)

Week 3 (22 April 2015)

Week 4 (06 May 2015)

Week 5 (13 May 2015)

Week 6 (20 May 2015)

Papers

Format: the following sessions involve a volunteer choosing an RL paper they find interesting. A few days prior to the meeting, a link to the reading is emailed out. Everyone should please read the paper before the meeting. On the day of the meeting, the volunteer summarises the paper section by section, pausing in-between so the group can re-read and discuss each section.

27 May 2015

03 June 2015

  • No meeting this week (due to NIPS conference deadline)

10 June 2015

17 June 2015

24 June 2015

01 July 2015

08 July 2015

15 July 2015

22 July 2015

29 July 2015

05 August 2015

12 August 2015

19 August 2015

26 August 2015

02 September 2015

22 October 2015

04 November 2015

  • Reinforcement learning recap
  • (No reading required)
  • Presenter: Alexandre Navarro

11 November 2015

25 November 2015

Suggested Papers

You can suggest papers for the reading group by submitting comments below. Please include the title and link to the paper, and if possible a one sentence summary.