An Introduction to Probabilistic Programming
by Jan-Willem van de Meent, et al.
Publisher: arXiv.org 2018
Number of pages: 218
This document is designed to be a first-year graduate-level introduction to probabilistic programming. It not only provides a thorough background for anyone wishing to use a probabilistic programming system, but also introduces the techniques needed to design and build these systems. It is aimed at people who have an undergraduate-level understanding of either or, ideally, both probabilistic machine learning and programming languages.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Richard S. Sutton, Andrew G. Barto - The MIT Press
The book provides a clear and simple account of the key ideas and algorithms of reinforcement learning. It covers the history and the most recent developments and applications. The only necessary mathematical background are concepts of probability.
by Andriy Burkov
This is the first successful attempt to write an easy to read book on machine learning that isn't afraid of using math. It's also the first attempt to squeeze a wide range of machine learning topics in a systematic way and without loss in quality.
by Gianluca Bontempi, Souhaib Ben Taieb - OTexts
This handbook aims to present the statistical foundations of machine learning intended as the discipline which deals with the automatic design of models from data. This manuscript aims to find a good balance between theory and practice.
by Owain Evans, et al. - AgentModels.org
This book describes and implements models of rational agents for (PO)MDPs and Reinforcement Learning. One motivation is to create richer models of human planning, which capture human biases. The book assumes basic programming experience.