Workshop: Real World Reinforcement Learning by Microsoft

Aug 03, 10:00AM PDT(05:00PM GMT).
  • Free 291 Attendees
Join us to learn about reinforcement learning, the theory behind contextual bandits and how this applies to content personalization.
Personalizer, an award-winning AI service, aimed at democratizing real world reinforcement learning for context personalization. Its goal is to make reinforcement learning accessible to everyone, not just machine learning experts.
Personalizer is the result of a successful partnership between Microsoft Research and Azure Cognitive Services aimed at rapid technology transfer and innovation.


  • Intro - How can apps react to a changing world?
  • Introduction to reinforcement learning and contextual bandits
  • Overview of Azure Cognitive Services Personalizer
  • Where can you get help for Vowpal Wabbit and Personalizer
  • Q&A
  • Apprentice mode demo
  • Making contextual bandits work in practice
  • Wrap up and Q&A
  • Microsoft Team

    The workshop is led by microsoft team: Cheng Tan, Rajan Chari, Justin Li, Jack Gerrits, Dwaipayan Mukherjee, Paul Mineiro, from Microsoft.
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