© Abhishek Nandy and Manisha Biswas  2018
Abhishek Nandy and Manisha BiswasReinforcement Learning https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3285-9_3

3. OpenAI Basics

Abhishek Nandy1  and Manisha Biswas2
Rm HIG L-2/4, Bldg Swaranika Co-Opt HSG, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India

This chapter introduces the world of OpenAI and uses it in relation to Reinforcement Learning.

First, we go through environments that are important to Reinforcement Learning. We talk about two supportive platforms that are useful for Reinforcement Learning—Google DeepMind and OpenAI, the latter of which is supported by Elon Musk. The completely open sourced OpenAI is discussed in this chapter and Google DeepMind is discussed in Chapter 6.

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