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The Basics of Reinforcement Learning

This is a guest contribution by Herman Schaaf, a final-year Electronic Engineering student at Stellenbosch University. Herman has just begun his final-year project, in which he is developing an artificial intelligence that should learn how to play StarCraft by using the principles of Reinforcement Learning. Because gaming technology and machine intelligence is very Medialabbish, we [...]

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Semantics, tagging and Twitter:

Another failed “Semantic Web” experiment, or a potential gold mine? Twitter recently announced a new development, called “Annotations”, at the Chirp Twitter developers’ conference. Annotations is a way of adding additional metadata to your tweets, and is in many ways arguably an inevitable expansion of their original self-imposed 140 character limit, which has since become [...]

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