- eBook:TensorFlow 2 Reinforcement Learning Cookbook: Over 50 recipes to help you build, train, and deploy learning agents for real-world applications
- Author:Praveen Palanisamy
- Data:January 15, 2021
- Pages:472 pages
- Develop and deploy deep reinforcement learning-based solutions to production pipelines, products, and services
- Explore popular reinforcement learning algorithms such as Q-learning, SARSA, and the actor-critic method
- Customize and build RL-based applications for performing real-world tasks
Book DescriptionWith deep reinforcement learning, you can build intelligent agents, products, and services that can go beyond computer vision or perception to perform actions. TensorFlow 2.x is the latest major release of the most popular deep learning framework used to develop and train deep neural networks (DNNs). This book contains easy-to-follow recipes for leveraging TensorFlow 2.x to develop artificial intelligence applications.
Starting with an introduction to the fundamentals of deep reinforcement learning and TensorFlow 2.x, the book covers OpenAI Gym, model-based RL, model-free RL, and how to develop basic agents. You'll discover how to implement advanced deep reinforcement learning algorithms such as actor-critic, deep deterministic policy gradients, deep-Q networks, proximal policy optimization, and deep recurrent Q-networks for training your RL agents. As you advance, you'll explore the applications of reinforcement learning by building cryptocurrency trading agents, stock/share trading agents, and intelligent agents for automating task completion. Finally, you'll find out how to deploy deep reinforcement learning agents to the cloud and build cross-platform apps using TensorFlow 2.x.
By the end of this TensorFlow book, you'll have gained a solid understanding of deep reinforcement learning algorithms and their implementations from scratch.
What you will learn
- Build deep reinforcement learning agents from scratch using the all-new TensorFlow 2.x and Keras API
- Implement state-of-the-art deep reinforcement learning algorithms using minimal code
- Build, train, and package deep RL agents for cryptocurrency and stock trading
- Deploy RL agents to the cloud and edge to test them by creating desktop, web, and mobile apps and cloud services
- Speed up agent development using distributed DNN model training
- Explore distributed deep RL architectures and discover opportunities in AIaaS (AI as a Service)
Who this book is forThe book is for machine learning application developers, AI and applied AI researchers, data scientists, deep learning practitioners, and students with a basic understanding of reinforcement learning concepts who want to build, train, and deploy their own reinforcement learning systems from scratch using TensorFlow 2.x.
Chapter 2: Implementing Value-Based, Policy-Based, and Actor-Critic Deep RL Algorithms
Chapter 3: Implementing Advanced RL Algorithms
Chapter 4: Reinforcement Learning in the Real World – Building Cryptocurrency Trading Agents
Chapter 5: Reinforcement Learning in the Real World – Building Stock/Share Trading Agents
Chapter 6: Reinforcement Learning in the Real World – Building Intelligent Agents to Complete Your To-Dos
Chapter 7: Deploying Deep RL Agents to the Cloud
Chapter 8: Distributed Training for Accelerated Development of Deep RL Agents
Chapter 9: Deploying Deep RL Agents on Multiple Platforms
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