**Explaining Reinforcement Learning: Active vs Passive** - Jun 26, 2018.

We examine the required elements to solve an RL problem, compare passive and active reinforcement learning, and review common active and passive RL techniques.

Tags: Active Learning, Markov Chains, Reinforcement Learning

**Top KDnuggets tweets, Apr 04-10: Introduction to Markov Chains** - Apr 11, 2018.

Also: 5 Things to Know About #MachineLearning; A "Weird" Intro to #DeepLearning; How Do I Get My First #DataScience Job?

Tags: Markov Chains, Top tweets, Vasant Dhar

**5 Things You Need to Know about Reinforcement Learning** - Mar 28, 2018.

With the popularity of Reinforcement Learning continuing to grow, we take a look at five things you need to know about RL.

Tags: Machine Learning, Markov Chains, Reinforcement Learning, Rich Sutton

**KDnuggets™ News 18:n12, Mar 21: Will GDPR Make Machine Learning Illegal?; 5 Things You Need to Know about Big Data** - Mar 21, 2018.

Also: A Beginner's Guide to Data Engineering - Part II; Introduction to Optimization with Genetic Algorithm; Introduction to Markov Chains; Your free 70-page guide to a career in data science

Tags: Big Data, Data Engineering, Data Science, GDPR, Genetic, Machine Learning, Markov Chains, Optimization

**Introduction to Markov Chains** - Mar 15, 2018.

What are Markov chains, when to use them, and how they work

Tags: Markov Chains

**Top KDnuggets tweets, Mar 7-13: #MachineLearning Algorithms: Which One to Choose for Your Problem; Train Your ML Models on Google GPUs for Free** - Mar 15, 2018.

Also Introduction to Markov Chains; 18 Inspiring Women In #AI, #Analytics #BigData, #DataScience, #MachineLearning.

Tags: CoLaboratory, Deep Learning, Markov Chains, Top tweets

**What Statistics Topics are Needed for Excelling at Data Science?** - Aug 2, 2016.

Here is a list of skills and statistical concepts suggested for excelling at data science, roughly in order of increasing complexity.

Tags: Bayesian, Distribution, Machine Learning, Markov Chains, Probability, Regression, Statistics

**Top KDnuggets tweets, Aug 1-3: Open Source Data Science Masters plan** - Aug 4, 2014.

Open Source #DataScience Masters plan, with courses from Coursera, Stanford, edX; Book: Data Classification: Algorithms and Applications; Markov Chains, key #MachineLearning technique, nice visual explanation; Data Science with #Python: Part 1.

Tags: Data Classification, Data Science Education, Markov Chains, Master of Science, Open Source, Python