Month: June 2006

Reinforcement Learning and AI

Reinforcement learning, the way it is now practiced in AI, is just old-fashioned Behaviorism on modern steroids, so here is my take on Behaviorism, for anyone who is into that whole not-repeating-the-mistakes-of-history thing. The Behaviorist paradigm, as it originally appeared in the field of psychology, says that an intelligent system looks at the current state of the …