Seminar Advanced Topics in Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making

This will cover current research in the area of learning and decision making. Students will give a presentation of their own research and selected published articles, as well as discuss the presentation given by the other participants. Topics covered include:

  • Reinforcement learning
  • Learning theory
  • Game theory
  • Economics and computation
  • Fairness in machine learning


Code 42558
Type Seminar
Site Neuchâtel
Track(s) T4 – Theory and Logic
T6 – Data Science
Semester S2024


Learning Outcomes

The seminar will mainly be student presentations of suggested papers in different sub areas of learning theory, after a suitable brief introduction by the lecturer. The students will be able to critically read scientific articles in each area of decision and learning theory. They will be able to initiate discussion of those papers and communicate the results and main ideas to other scientists in this area. The participants are expected to be able to understand and explain classic papers in the area, as well as present novel ideas contained in recent research either in other authors’ work or in their own, and be able to describe open problems.

Lecturer(s) Christos Dimitrakakis
Language english
Course Page

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Schedules and Rooms

Period On Appointment
Location UniNE, Unimail


Evaluation type continuous evaluation

Additional information


First Lecture
The first lecture will take place on Tuesday, 20.02.2024 at 14:15 in UniNE, Unimail, room B104.