Building an Atari emulator

OpenAI gym provides an Atari 2600 game environment with a Python interface. The games are simulated by the arcade learning environment, which uses the Stella Atari emulator. For more details, read the following papers:

  • MG Bellemare, Y Naddaf, J Veness, and M Bowling, The arcade learning environment: An evaluation platform for general agents, journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (2012)
  • Stella: A Multi-Platform Atari 2600 VCS emulator, http://stella.sourceforge.net/

Get Python Reinforcement Learning Projects now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.